Description: A large green translucent glass pitcher. A bulbous body and a long narrow neck with a ring in the middle, flared rim adorned with a thin ring of glass fibre yarn.
A wide handle, finely worked and adorned with vertical streaks, the lower body is adorned with diagonal streaks, traces of ground base.
Colour: Translucent green.
Dating: Roman antiquity 2nd / 3rd century A.D.
Height: 146 mm - Diameter: 100 mm - 193 grams.
Condition: in very good condition, with a little repair made at the top of the neck in the flare, see picture.
Origin: It comes from a private English collection acquired before the 2000s.
Literature: CF. Whitehouse, D.Roman glass Corning Museum, Vol.2, item 640 for type.
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Information regarding the origin:
Purchased by the current owner in 2017 in England.
Auction house T.A, lot 228.
Former English collection acquired before 2000.
The seller can prove that the lot was obtained legally, declaration of provenance seen by Catawiki.
- Ancient Roman
- Number of objects
- Translucent pitcher with a large handle.
- 146×100×99 mm
- Century/ Timeframe
- 2eme - 3éme siecle AD
- Roman empire
- very good condition, a small repair