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    Sale 12256

    Antiquities

    12 April 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 102

    A LATE ROMAN GLASS BOTTLE

    CIRCA 4TH CENTURY A.D.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A LATE ROMAN GLASS BOTTLE
    CIRCA 4TH CENTURY A.D.
    Pale green in color, mold blown and further inflated, the large piriform body with shallow ribbing, on a concave base, with a cylindrical neck and a wide mouth, the rim folded down
    7 5/8 in. (19.4 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Antiquities, Sotheby's, New York, 31 May 1997, lot 18.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF JOHN F. FORT


    Exhibited

    Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Glass of Imperial Rome from the John F. Fort Collection, 2 June-6 October 2002.