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Large Ancient Roman Green Glass Oinochoe / Jug - 3rd Century AD

CAD $7,228.38 Buy It Now Unsold, CAD $98.01 Shipping, 14-Day Returns

Seller: artancientltd (9,489) 99.4%, Location: Huntingdon, Ships to: Americas, Europe, Asia, AU, Item: 390939624494 Material: Glass, Original or Reproduction: Original, Genuine or Reproduction: Genuine, Period: 3rd - 4th century AD, Details: An exceptional, large Roman glass oinochoe or jug, dating to the 3rd to 4th century AD. Here we see one of the most elegant and refined vessel shapes found in ancient glass. Free blown, of light green-blue colour, sitting upon an outsplayed base, with a cylindrical neck, an applied trail low on the neck and on the underside of the trefoil mouth. The ribbed strap handle pulled up from the shoulders, folded on the underside and over the interior of the rim. Used for the pouring of water and wine at tables across the Roman world, the oinochoe was a vessel of pure grace, and this piece of Roman glassware is technically and aesthetically of the highest quality. It is extremely unusual to find examples of this size in such superb condition. Height: 9 ½ inches. Condition: Excellent, unrestored and intact. Without any noticeable cracks. Provenance: Ex. French private collection of Monsieur B., acquired 1960's. The French passport will be included with the piece. Please note that an image of Monsieur B.’s collection can be provided to the new purchaser upon request. Compare a smaller Roman glass jug that sold in 2012 at Christies New York. 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

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