Antiques Council

Home  |   Antiques Dealers  |   Antiques for Sale  |   Articles  |   Sold  |   What's Hot  |   What's New  |   Newsletter Signup    
Search     for     
     Advanced Search | My Account     




   Sold Antiques



   PA-2776 - Ancient Roman Glass Flask - c. 100 AD


 

Description:

Very Large Ancient Roman Glass Flask: (182 x 112 mm 7 1/8 x 4 3/8 inches) c. 100 AD. An exceptionally well formed and remarkably large blue-green blown-glass Roman flask. It has a globular body with a slender neck and a flared lip with a folded rim.  Beautiful color and very fine satiny surface patina with some interior earthen deposits with areas of silvery iridescence. Superb condition - Rare and Beautiful !

Provenance: Daniel Freidenberg collection, ex Joel Malter c. 1971, found in Palestine. (Friedenberg was a curator of the Jewish Museum of NYC from 1944-1979).

The Malter catalog entry dated this flask at 350 AD, but recent scholarship places this type as earlier. See Ernest Wolf Collection, nr 37 and 38 for examples with identical shape and rim design dated at 2nd half of 1st cent AD and 2nd half of 1st century to early 2nd century, respectively.

The survival of this fragile glass seems nearly miraculous. Occasionally examples where the glass has reacted to burial exhibit a shimmering iridescence that has long captivated the imagination of the most ardent collectors and artists.

 

 

Inventory Number: PA-2776

Dealer  

Charles Edwin Puckett
Contact   Charles or Teresa Puckett Phone: 330-668-0032
Period: Pre-1600
Date: c. 100 AD
Origin: Ancient Roman - Found in Palestine
Condition: Superb condition
Measurements: 182 x 112mm - 7 1/8 x 4 3/8 inches
Inventory Other Inventory by this Dealer
Web-site: http://www.cepuckett.com
Price: SOLD
E-mail: Inquire
Click thumbnail
to view larger
Small Product Photo
Small Product Photo
Small Product Photo
Small Product Photo
 

Views: 2678





My Favorites | Sitemap | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Contact Us

Powered by Esvon Classifieds. The makers of powerful Classified Scripts solutions.
Copyright © 2001-2008, Esvon LTD. All rights reserved.