• Twenty rooms: The private coll auction at Christies

    Sale 2857

    Twenty rooms: The private collection of the late Mrs Elias-Vaes

    27 - 29 April 2010, Amsterdam

  • Lot 83

    A GROUP OF GLASS VESSELS

    ROMAN-ISLAMIC PERIOD, CIRCA 1ST-2ND MILLENNIUM A.D.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A GROUP OF GLASS VESSELS
    ROMAN-ISLAMIC PERIOD, CIRCA 1ST-2ND MILLENNIUM A.D.
    Comprising an Eastern Roman pipette, 1st-3rd Century A.D.; a colourless strap-handled bottle, with iridescence, circa 3rd Century A.D.; a ribbed green glass bowl, circa 1st Century A.D.; an Islamic glass inkwell; a group of mainly miniature glass bottles, 7 cm. high av.; a Romano-Egyptian glass bangle; two other iridescent glass bangles; and a string of red, white and blue mosaic glass beads
    19.9 cm. high max. (24)


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    Provenance

    Acquired in the 1960s or early 1970s.