3 June 2009,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 1,375
Estimate USD 1,500 - USD 2,000
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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Acquired by the family of the current owner between 1981 and 2000.
PROPERTY FROM AN AMERICAN PRIVATE COLLECTION
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