Roman Glass Cup with a Horizontally Protruding Rim

Culture: Roman
Period: Late 2nd century A.D.
Material: Glass
Dimensions: 10.3 cm diameter
Price: 1 200 Euro
Ref: 3465
Provenance: From the private collection of the French archaeologist Louis-Gabriel Bellon (1819-1899). For over 120 years in a family estate.
Condition: Intact
Description: Cup of greenish clear glass with a horizontally, far protruding rim. The edge of the rim is folded back. The wall of the cup is straight and tapering downwards. The vessel stands on a foot ring pulled out from the wall. On the side an old collection label with the inscription "760. Arivée avec la pixis en bois".