A Roman cobalt blue marbled glass flask
Lot 247*
A Roman cobalt blue marbled glass flask
Sold for £3,500 (US$ 5,877) inc. premium
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A Roman cobalt blue marbled glass flask
Circa 1st Century A.D.
With opaque white swirls arranged in a festoon pattern, that appear light blue when embedded deeper in the blue glass, the free-blown flattened globular body with cylindrical neck and everted rim, 2¾in (6.8cm) high

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  • Provenance:
    The Cyrus Collection. Property of Fay Safani, New York.
    Inherited from Edward Safani, acquired in the 1950s.
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