ANCIENT ROMAN LARGE GLASS DECANTER, CIRCA. LATE 1st - 2nd CENTURY C.E.
19cm tall (7 1/2"), 14.7cm (5 3/4) wide, CHOICE Intact condition with patina, insignificant chip on rim see photo.
Tall, bulbous glass battle with long neck, wheel-cut horizontal groove decoration and everted rim. Blueish/green with light irridescent patina.
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A LOVELY LARGE Roman Glass bottle! - And much rarer with incised decoration. See similar example sold by Christies for $4,000+ also with tiny rim chip. Ours in similar condition with nicer patina!
Ex: Sotheby's, 1997, Lot 392