• Antiquities auction at Christies

    Sale 5487

    Antiquities

    29 April 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 98

    A LARGE ROMAN GREEN GLASS STORAGE JAR

    CIRCA 1ST-2ND CENTURY A.D.

    Price Realised  

    A LARGE ROMAN GREEN GLASS STORAGE JAR
    CIRCA 1ST-2ND CENTURY A.D.
    The barrel-shaped body decorated wiht multiple wheel-cut bands, with slightly concave base, with short neck and wide folded disc rim, with a broad applied combed strap handle
    6½ in. (16.5 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Formerly in a United States private collection, acquired in the 1980s. Accompanied by a French passport.