Roman Spherical Flask with Decorative Thread

Culture: Roman
Period: 2nd-3rd century A.D.
Material: Glass
Dimensions: 11.8 cm high
Price: Sold
Ref: 3551
Provenance: Collection Fach, Germany 1980s. Thence with Antikenkabinett Gackstätter with the list number 1885. There acquired by Peter Conrads, Germany. With a copy of the certificate from the Antikenkabinett Gackstätter.
Condition: Intact
Description: Flask without handle with a far protruding, spherical corpus of discolored clear glass. The vessel stands on a foot ring pulled out from the wall with remains of a rib. The shoulder slightly sinks into the neck, which rises funnel-shaped. The rim is rounded. Approximately in the centre of the neck a fine decorative thread is applied, running in three coils. See for the type: Gertrud Platz-Horster „Antike Gläser, Ausstellung im Antikenmuseum Berlin“, 1976, page 85, fig. 169.

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