Culture: Eastern Mediterranean.
Date: 3rd - 4th Century A.D.
Condition: Intact, Superb, with excessive iridescence and weathering.
Provenance: Ex: American private collection, Chapel Hill, North Carolina.
Measurements: 7.4 inches high (19 cms).
An attenuated and elegant form, this flask has a tubular lower section flaring into a broad shouldered central area and then tapering inward to create a tall cylindrical neck with broad lip and thickened rim, nicely preserved with abundant iridescence.
Cf: Kassel, no. 142, p. 71; Monsieur D, no. 501, p. 202.
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