A Late Roman Flask by Unknown Artist

Pale green glass with a thick handle and thumb-rest, the neck and base decorated with a trail of crimped glass; a miniature flask, also of pale green glass but with handles and decoration of blue trailed glass, is attached to the base of the interior.

Details

Medium:
Glass
Dimensions:
34 cm
Art Fund grant:
£2,000 ( Total: £7,000)
Acquired in:
1983
Vendor:
Charles Ede

Provenance

Andrew Constable-Maxwell sale, Sotheby's 1979.

Venue details

National Museum of Scotland Chambers Street, EDINBURGH Edinburgh EH1 1JF 0300 123 6789 www.nms.ac.uk

Entry details

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