Spherical Flask with Funnel Mouth

Culture: Roman
Period: 1st half 4th century A.D.
Material: Glass
Dimensions: 11.8 cm high
Price: Sold
Ref: 3542
Provenance: Collection Peter Conrads, Germany. Acquired from the Antikenkabinett Gackstätter mid-1990s.
Condition: Intact
Description: Spherical flask of almost completely decolorized, only slightly greenish shimmering clear glass. The neck is cylindrical with an estuary. The rim is rounded and thickened. On the corpus ten vertically running ribs are pinched out from the wall in different sizes and different intervals. The base is slightly dented. From Palestine. See for the type: “Römisches, byzantinisches und frühmittelalterliches Glas – Sammlung Ernesto Wolf”, Hatje Cantz 2001, numbers 104 and 105.