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Lot 4851

Finely Iridescent Flagon. Roman, c. 3rd to 4th century AD. Cf. Hayes, ROM, no. 425. Height: 3-5/8". Blown in pale green glass, this bottle has a funnel mouth with a flared and folded rim, a narrow neck, and sloping shoulders upon its cylindrical body. A heavy trailed ring of glass has been applied under the rim. A narrow ridged and folded handle appears at one side. Intact and very fine. The age-etched surfaces with delightful iridescence in mellow and warm hues of red, gold, and rose, with accents of violet and green.
Estimated Value $400 - 550.


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