Amber Glass Pilgrim Flask with Two Handles

Culture: Roman
Period: Late 3rd to early 4th century A.D.
Material: Glass
Dimensions: 13.8 cm high
Price: Sold
Ref: 3514
Provenance: From the estate of the French art dealer Evrard de Rouvre (1923-1979). Last in the possession of his daughter Isabelle and her husband Francois van den Broek. Last in a family estate.
Condition: Intact with beautiful irisation.
Description: Beautifully preserved, lenticular flask of amber clear glass. The corpus is flat at the bottom, the cylindrical neck extends towards the top and merges into an everted, thickened rim. Two finely curved handles of green glass are applied from the shoulder to the neck. From Levante. Mounted.