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Roman Amber Glass Jug with Trefoil Rim, 2nd-3rd Century AD

Amber colored glass jug with flared rim folded over on the sides and tooled into a trefoil shape.

The cylindrical neck widening towards the bulbous body with round bottom.

The rod handle applied as a pad to the edge of shoulder, drawn up and slightly outwards, then turned down and in, and trailed onto back of rim.

Translucent amber glass, handle slightly darker.

Intact and fine. Pinprick bubbles and blowing striations. With weathering and some iridescence.

H. 10 cm

Swiss private collection, acquired at Arete Gallery Zurich, February 1995 (invoice copy joined).

950 USD

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