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Lot 4856

Choice Jar with Trailed Ornament. Roman, c. 4th to 5th century AD. Cf. Hayes, ROM, 443; for squat shape, cf. Sotheby's Constable-Maxwell Collection, lot no. 106. Eastern Mediterranean manufacture. Height: 2-3/4". This very robust and stylish example is crafted in light green glass. The jar features a broad funnel mouth with thickly rolled rim and a squat ovoid body with indented base. Quite evenly and regularly spaced around its neck is a thick zigzag trailing of glass in the same green as the jar. Intact and perfect, with little or no iridescence. Choice.
Estimated Value $950 - 1,250.


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