Roman Glass Jug


Ca. 300 AD. Roman. A beautiful light blue jug with a globular body resting on a low ring foot, a cylindrical neck featuring a deep blue tooling, an outsplayed rim and thickened lip. Accretions inside. For a similar piece, see Harden, D. B. (1987). Glass of the Caesars. Milan: Olivetti. p. 147. Very rare type of handle with three knots; fantastic state of preservation.

Size: L:108mm / W:72mm ; 66.2g

Provenance: From an old British collection, acquired on the UK art market in the 1980s.

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