Roman, Imperial Period, ca. 1st to 2nd century CE. A gorgeous free-blown flask composed of translucent, near-colorless glass with a slight concave base and smooth pontil scar, a globular body, a rounded shoulder, a tubular neck, and a slight, flared rim. The entirety of the exterior is covered in a singular applied trail of translucent glass which starts at the indented base and terminates just below the vessel's rim. Areas of silvery iridescence add a colorful flair to this beautiful vessel. Size: 1.5" W x 2.45" H (3.8 cm x 6.2 cm)
Provenance: private southern California, USA collection, acquired in the 1970s to mid-1980s
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