4 June 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 47,500
Estimate USD 8,000 - USD 12,000
A LARGE ROMAN GLASS CINERARY URN
CIRCA LATE 1ST-EARLY 2ND CENTURY A.D.
Blue-green in color, free blown, the thick walled vessel piriform, the base folded out to form the ring foot, the conical neck tapering to the wide mouth, the rim folded out then in, with large applied twin M-shaped strap handles
12¼ in. (31.1 cm.) high
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