Ancient Sculpture Gallery

Roman Glass Reproductions

Our selection of Roman glass is an authentic reproduction of the original artifacts. Roman glass objects have been recovered across the Roman Empire in domestic, industrial and funerary contexts. Glass was used primarily for the production of vessels, although mosaic tiles and window glass were also produced. Roman glass production developed from Hellenistic technical traditions, initially concentrating on the production of intensely colored cast glass vessels. However, during the 1st century AD the industry underwent rapid technical growth that saw the introduction of glass blowing and the dominance of colorless or ‘aqua’ glasses. Production of raw glass was undertaken in geographically separate locations to the working of glass into finished vessels, and by the end of the 1st century AD large scale manufacturing resulted in the establishment of glass as a commonly available material in the Roman world, and one which also had technically very difficult specialized types of luxury glass, which must have been very expensive.

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Roman Amicus Glass Wine Jug

Roman Amicus Glass Wine Jug

Item No. S231
Dimensions: High 9.5" (24cm). Diameter 4.5" (11.5cm)
$199.00
Roman Glass Kantharos Vase

Roman Glass Kantharos Vase

Item No. S229
Dimensions: High 4" (10cm)
$149.00
Roman Skyphos Drinking Cup - Roman Glass

Roman Skyphos Drinking Cup - Roman Glass

Item No. S230
Dimensions: High 4.5" (11cm)
$149.00
Roman Glass Grape Bottle

Roman Glass Grape Bottle

Item No. S228
Dimensions: High 6" (15cm)
$149.00
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