A Roman amber glass ribbed bowl
Lot 185*
A Roman amber glass ribbed bowl
Sold for £7,500 (US$ 11,651) inc. premium

Lot Details
A Roman amber glass ribbed bowl
Late 1st Century B.C. - early 1st Century A.D.
Hemispherically cast, the lower part of the exterior with twenty-five ribs, the interior with a wheel-cut groove below the rim and a band of two wheel-cut lines around the middle, 5in (12.7cm) diam

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    American private collection, Texas, acquired in Dallas.
    With Charles Ede Limited, Ancient Glass, vol. XX, 2001, no. 4.

    Literature:
    cf. E.M. Stern and B. Schlick-Nolte, Early Glass of the Ancient World. Ernesto Wolf Collection, 1994, no. 91. This tyep originates from the Syro-Palestinian coast or Italy.
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