A large Roman purple footed glass bowl Circa 4th Century A.D. With outward folded rim, the body with vertical upper walls curving inwards to the tooled pushed-in base with hollow tubular base ring, 6¾in (17cm) diam, 4¼in (11cm) high
Provenance: American private collection, Texas, acquired in Dallas in 1999. With Charles Ede Limited, Ancient Glass, vol. XX, 2001, no. 41. Bonhams London, 3 October 2000, lot 92. Swiss private collection, acquired in the 1990s.