ROMAN COBALT BLUE GLASS AMPHORISKOS Mold-blown, the ovoid body with concentric horizontal ridges and a pointed base, with a cylindrical neck, flaring mouth, the rim folded out then in, and twin vertical handles. Later 1st Century AD H. 4 1/4 in. (10.8 cm.)
Rare Roman blue glass cameo carved skyphos, depicting a scene from a Greek chariot race. Scholars have suggested it may represent the Dionysiac games or the funeral games of Patroclus described by Homer. View showing horses and mask.
A ROMAN COBALT BLUE GLASS CHALICE CIRCA 4TH CENTURY A.D. The deep body mould-made with vertical fluting above a honeycomb pattern, with slightly flaring rim, on a disc foot with knobbed stem 7 1/8 in. (18.1 cm.) high