ROMAN PSEUDO MOSAIC GLASS FLASK, CIRCA 1ST CENTURY A.D.

$2,800.00

Culture: Roman
Date: 1st Century A.D.
Medium: Glass
Condition: Intact, excellent state of preservation with nice weathering film and iridescence.
Provenance: Ex- American private collection 1980s; European art market.
Dimensions: H. 3 3/4 in. (9.5 cm.)
Ref No.  RO1336

1 in stock

Description

This flask is made of aubergine glass which has been decorated with swirls of opaque white glass and then combed into a loose festoon pattern in imitation of true mosaic glass.

Cf. Ancient Glass in the Hermitage Collection, Nina Kunina 1977, cat. no. 99, pp. 269-70.