ROMAN LIGHT BLUE GLASS CUP

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Measurements: 7 cm - height

 

Description: A beautiful and rare Ancient Roman glass beaker in a pale blue colour, tapering at the bottom to sit on a flattened base. The vessel features a rounded body and a flaring rim.

 

Roman glass objects have been recovered across the Roman Empire in domestic, industrial and funerary contexts. Ancient Roman glassware includes some of the finest pieces of art ever produced in antiquity and the very best were valued higher than wares made with precious metals. The Romans loved glass for its practical as well as decorative uses.

 

Period: Circa 5th Century AD

 

Condition: Rare. Fine with signs of aging on the surface. Flawlessly preserved.

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