Spherical Roman Blue Glass Flask with Ribs

Culture: Roman
Period: 3rd century A.D.
Material: Glass
Dimensions: 9.8 cm high
Price: Sold
Ref: 3492
Provenance: From the French private collection M. X., acquired in the early 1980s.
Condition: Intact, areas with white encrustation.
Description: Mouth-blown, blue glass standing on a concave base. The neck is short and protruding towards the top. The rim is horizontal and thickened downwards. The spherical corpus is decorated with seven ribs pulled out from the wall. With wonderful iridescence. From the eastern part of the Roman Empire.