Large Roman Glass Oinochoe

Culture: Roman
Period: 2nd-3rd century A.D.
Material: Glass
Dimensions: 24 cm high
Price: Sold
Ref: 3408
Provenance: French private collection B., acquired in the 1960s. Thence Fraysee & Associes auction on 26 April 2014, lot 179. Accompanied by a French antiquities passport and an old collection photo.
Condition: Intact
Description: Large flask of green clear glass with a trefoil spout. The oinochoe stands on a set off ring foot, the bulbous corpus with a flattened shoulder and a cylindrical neck. Around the neck and along the trefoil spout applied decorative threads. On the rear rim of the spout the ribbed handle starts, broadly tapering towards the shoulder.