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    Sale 2174

    Antiquities

    3 June 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 78

    A BYZANTINE GLASS BOTTLE

    CIRCA MID 6TH-EARLY 7TH CENTURY A.D.

    Price Realised  

    A BYZANTINE GLASS BOTTLE
    CIRCA MID 6TH-EARLY 7TH CENTURY A.D.
    Pale yellow in color, free-blown, with a bulbous ribbed body and a tall cylindrical neck, the rounded rim and funnel mouth with a pinched projection below, applied green spiral trailing on the lower neck and shoulders, on a pinched ring foot
    6¾ in. (17.1 cm) high


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    Provenance

    Acquired by the family of the current owner between 1981 and 2000.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM AN AMERICAN PRIVATE COLLECTION