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ANCIENT GREECE AND ROME
ATHLETE’S FLASK WITH GLOBULAR BODY
ROMAN EMPIRE (27 BC - AD 476)
Object certified authentic and sold with an expert certificate. Satisfied or your money back.
Object :
Nº 1860
Material :
Glass
Type Object :
Objects of the everyday life, Vases and vessels
Dimensions :
Height: 9.5 cm (3.7”) - Width: 6 cm (2.3”)

 

Athlete’s flask with a globular body, tubular neck and flat lip in glass. Good state of preservation.Pliny the Elder (Naturalis historica, year 77) describes how, by the hazards of the whims of fire, Phoenicians seafarers on a Mediterranean beach discovered that blocks of heated soda on sand could be vitrified. The first glass objects seem to have been Egyptian beads dating back to 2500 BC. Glass blowing was invented by the Babylonians around 250 BC and underwent little changes until the 18th century.

€ 1100 - £ 983.9 - $ 1283.7 - C$ 1698.73

All purchases must be paid in Euro. Other currency prices for indication only