A large Byzantine Glass Flask, ca. 4th - 5th century CE
The large green glass flask with a body tapering to a pointed bottom, wide shoulders, and long neck with flat disc rim, two handles applied at the shoulder and neck, with faint curved ribs winding around the body.
Reference: Hayes J. W., Roman and Pre-Roman Glass in the Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto, 1975, cat. # 411; Susan H. Auth, Ancient Glass at the Newark Museum from the Eugene Schaefer collection (1976).
Dimensions: Height: 9 inches (22.5 cm)
Condition: The flask is intact and in excellent condition overall with no chips, cracks or breaks.
Provenance: Hollis, Queens, NY private collection, then by descent.
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