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Ancient Roman Aubergine Glass Double Janus Head Flask - 275 AD

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Seller: artancientltd (9,295) 99.7%, Location: Huntingdon, Ships to: Americas, Europe, Asia, AU, Item: 390910881738 An ancient Roman glass toilette flask in the shape of double Janine heads, dating to 275 – 400 AD. The body mould-blown with two similar plump-faced heads with dimpled chins and curly hair. Likely produced in Syro-Palestine, this stunning mould-blown bottle reflects the skill and innovation achieved by late Roman glass-working artisans in the eastern provinces. If one wanted to understand the opulence and class of the wealthy Roman household, surely you could do no better than this precious bottle. Likely a container for the scented oils and perfumes so prized by the elite of Roman society, it may have sat atop the dresser or table of a lady of high fashion. For an example which sold at Christies in 2011, please follow this link. Height: 3 inches. Condition: Very good, unrestored. Provenance: Ex. French private collection of Monsieur B., acquired 1960's. Authenticity All items are unconditionally guaranteed to be Authentic as described. For added security we offer a full money-back guarantee if a recognized authority disputes the authenticity of any object sold. We send paper invoices incorporating a signed certificate of authenticity and photograph of the item. Shipping We send all collectibles Registered, Signed-for and Insured. We do not aim to profit from shipping charges. As volume sellers with preferential rates, we are mostly able to ship at below commercially available prices. For eBay customers If you wish to leave us a note or have a special request for delivery, please do not use the "item notes" on the ebay checkout. Instead, please send your request via the contact seller link. Combined shipping In some cases we can combine multiple items into a single package to save you money. However, If you plan to purchase items over the course of a day or more you must delay payment and let us know after you have purchased the first item. Otherwise all items are sent following cleared payment. Terms and conditions No Sales Tax/VAT will be charged by ourselves. We are not responsible for customs delays/duties. As legitimate sellers, we abide by United Kingdom and European Union Export regulations. We do not mis-describe items on the customs form. Please note that in most countries, antiques and collectibles are eligible for minimal/zero charges on importation. ArtAncient Limited is registered in England no. 06376708 Vat registration no: GB 948 9832 53. Services & Partners: inkFrog Analytics Genuine or Reproduction: Genuine, Original or Reproduction: Original

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