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Lot 4848

Decorated Sprinkler Flask. Roman, c. 3rd to 4th century AD. Cf. Oliver, Yale, no. 206. Height: 2-3/4". In light green glass, the body of this flask features a mold-blown design. The bottle has a shallow funnel mouth with rolled lip, a cylinder neck that is constricted at its base with an integral diaphragm, and a piriform-ovoid body. The body has two registers of raised lines in a herringbone pattern, such as seen earlier in lot no. 4763. Intact and perfect, with silvery gray-violet iridescence, with overtones of greens, reds, limes, and blues.
Estimated Value $375 - 575.


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