Translucent Roman Glass with Handles

An elegant translucent Roman marbled glass unguentarium of a delicate pale blue colour. The vessel features an elongated pyriform body, leading to a cylindrical, slightly flaring, neck, and a wide, folded rim. The unguentarium is further enriched by two applied trail handles with folded ends.

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Roman Glass Jug with iridescence

An elegant Ancient Roman blown glass flask, featuring an elongated pyriform body leading to a long cylindrical neck and a wide flaring rim. One applied handle extends from the rim to the shoulder. Further decorative details include a thick, trailed rod of glass around the neck. The glass surface is almost completely covered in a dark brown encrustation, with only few spaces left in which the bright yellow coloured glass appears, enriched by a mesmerising shiny iridescence.

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Roman Terracotta ‘Plastic’ Lamp of a Monkey

A Roman plastic oil lamp of a monkey, holding itself a dual-nozzle oil lamp. The monkey is seated on a tall chair, holding his lamp in his hands so that it rests upon his lap. He appears dressed in a loose fitting robe, some semblance of folds can just be made out. His ears jut out and his facial features are unmistakably simian. There is a large hole to the reverse, to aid in the firing process. A very rare type.

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Exquisite Roman Glass Ribbed Bowl

A rare and exquisitely well preserved translucent Roman blown glass bowl of a delicate pale blue colour, featuring a slightly everted rim and a ribbed decoration. The bowl’s beauty is further enriched by a mother of pearl like iridescence. An extremely fine example of roman glass-blowing technique.

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Late Bronze Age Ribbed Cup

A Central European bronze sheet, hammered cup, dated stylistically to the Late Bronze Age, featuring a deep cylindrical body, decorated with a band of concentric ribs decorate the lower section of the bowl, just before the inverted foot. A ribbon handle has been attached to the deep rim and to the body, two rivets at each section.

Dimensions given are for internal width of the bowl. Diameter from outside rim to handle is 16.6 cm.

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Iridescent Roman Glass Jug with Handle

A large sized Roman jug featuring a globular body and wide cylindrical neck. A wide strap handle has been applied from the rim to the deeply sloping shoulder. Further decorative details include a thick, trailed rod of glass around the neck. The jug also features a broadly flaring mouth with a plain, rounded rim. The beauty of this glass lies in the vast amount of iridescence it features.

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Late Bronze Age Embossed Cup

A Central European bronze sheet, hammered cup, dated stylistically to the Late Bronze Age, featuring a deep cylindrical body, decorated with various bronze work techniques. Two bands of large embossed dots stretch horizontally across the entirety of the bowl, interspersed with a finer line of repousse dots. A band of concentric ribs decorate the lower section of the bowl, just before the inverted foot. A ribbon handle has been attached to the deep rim and to the body, two rivets at each section.

Dimensions given are the internal diameter of the bowl. Outside rim to handle measures 14cm.

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Roman Two-Handled Glass Amphoriskos

A Roman translucent purple coloured glass amphoriskos, with applied handles in pale green glass. Featuring a large, conical body with a flaring foot. Pinched in at the shoulders, the flask features a cylindrical neck with a folded rim. The two handles have been applied from the neck to the shoulders. Large areas of attractive iridescence cover the entire piece.

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North African Roman Oil Lamp with a Young Woman

A North African terracotta oil lamp with a red-slip glaze, featuring a long, canal nozzle with a rounded body and small, lug handle to the rear. The discus is decorated with a squatting female, perhaps a dancer from her elaborate dress and ornate shoes. She is portrayed gazing at her reflection as she holds a mirror in her hands. The shoulders are decorated with geometric motifs, whilst the reverse has been left undecorated.

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Apulian Incense Holder

A finely modelled Apulian red terracotta thymiaterion, featuring a strongly articulated shape and combined figural and ornamental motives. The columnar upper shaft displays a beautiful and intricate geometrical decoration, comprising vertical bands, rendered in black and dark brown paint. A band of a sinuous wave motif below. The footed bowl above the shaft is decorated with a band of waves to the rim and lines and dots to the tondo.

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