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    Sale 2007

    Antiquities

    4 June 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 116

    A GREEK GLASS CUP

    HELLENISTIC PERIOD, SYRO-PALESTINIAN, CIRCA MID 2ND-EARLY 1ST CENTURY B.C.

    Price Realised  

    A GREEK GLASS CUP
    HELLENISTIC PERIOD, SYRO-PALESTINIAN, CIRCA MID 2ND-EARLY 1ST CENTURY B.C.
    Amber in color, hemispherical in form, the bottom flat, the rim rounded, with two wheel-cut grooves on the interior below the rim
    2¼ in. (5.7 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    English Private Collection (acquired in the third quarter of the 20th century); Sotheby's, New York, 8 December 2000, lot 310 (part).


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A CONNECTICUT PRIVATE COLLECTOR