ROMAN PSEUDO-MOSAIC FLASK, 1ST CENTURY AD - For Sale
ROMAN PSEUDO-MOSAIC FLASK, 1ST CENTURY AD
Culture: Roman. Date: 1st Century A.D. Material: Glass. Condition: Intact, very good, with weathering and iridescence. Provenance: Ex: American private collection. Measurements: 3.9 inches high (9.8 cms). Cobalt blue glass with shades of royal blue. This flask belongs to a family of attractive 1st century AD glasses which use contrasting glass colors in an attempt to simulate the effect of mosaic glass flasks. This vessel is blown in darker color glass and subsequently receives a carefully articulated pattern of lighter color glass trails. Traces of nice iridescence and weathering. Our vast inventory of ancient art includes one of the finest and most comprehensive ancient glass collections ever assembled; it includes nearly every variety of pre-Roman, Roman, and Eastern Mediterranean ancient glass. If you have any specific inquiries, please let us know.