Vehbi Koç Foundation Sadberk Hanim Museum
AD Mid 1st century – 2nd century
SHM 4964-HK 435
Glass; free blown, applied handle
Height: 20.80cm; Diameter of rim: 7.50cm
The flagon is made of transparent light green glass. It has a high-bellied form with high, wide tapering neck and rounded shoulder. It has broad rim folded out, down, up and out. The ring base is slightly concave at the centre. There is a thick handle with three ribs on the outer surface and a fold on top squeezed up against rim. Pontil mark on the base. Some lime encrustation and milky weathering. Intact. Formerly in the collection of Hüseyin Kocabaş.
Hüseyin Kocabaş (as a collector)
By stylistic analysis and material dating
Purchased from a private collection.
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Uygun, D. and Özden Gerçeker, S., Kadim Çağlardan İzler. Sadberk Hanım Müzesi Koleksiyonu / Traces of Ancient Ages. Sadberk Hanım Museum Collection, Istanbul: Sadberk Hanım Museum, Vehbi Koç Vakfı, 2013: 254, no.136.
Senem Özden Gerçeker "Flagon " in MWNF GALLERIES , Museum With No Frontiers, 2020. http://www.museumwnf.org/thematicgallery/thg_galleries/database_item.php?itemId=objects;DGA;tr;Mus42;7;en&id=glass
Prepared by: Senem Özden Gerçeker
Copyedited by: Monica Allen
MWNF Working Number: TUR2_007