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Rome, Imperial Period, ca. 2nd to 4th century CE. A lovely pair of ancient Roman glass vessels demonstrating the Romans' keen glass blowing skills. First a translucent green glass vial with a near-spherical body and long tubular neck resolving to an outfolded rim, on a lucite stand. Complementing this piece is a double balsarium comprised of olive green glass, the twin vials with thick trailed handles joining rims to body. Size: vial measures 3.5" H (8.9 cm); 4.25" H (10.8 cm) on included custom stand; double balsarium measures 2.25" W x 4.5" H (5.7 cm x 11.4 cm)

Provenance: Whisnant Gallery, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA acquired over twenty years ago

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Both repaired from multiple pieces. Both with sedimentary remains.

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Roman Glass Vial & Double Balsamarium

Estimate $400 - $600Sep 25, 2017
686 S. Taylor Avenue Suite 106
Louisville, CO 80027
United States
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