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Lot 0023B
Rome, ca. 2nd to 4th century CE. A free-blown green glass vessel of an exceedingly elegant and unusual form comprised of a round base leading to a globular body with a prominent ring at the upper end from which a long, cylindrical neck emerges, finally terminating in a flattened rim. In addition to its mesmerizing form, the piece presents areas of stunning rainbow and silver iridescence. Size: 2.875" in diameter at widest point x 6.75" H (7.3 cm x 17.1 cm)

Provenance: Ex-private east coast, USA collection

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Several stable cracks to globular body. Areas of encrustation and beautiful rainbow and silver iridescence!

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Roman Green Glass Jar - Rare Form w/ Iridescence

Estimate $800 - $1,200Mar 15, 2017