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    Sale 12256

    Antiquities

    12 April 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 107

    A LATE ROMAN GLASS KOHL TUBE

    CIRCA 5TH CENTURY A.D.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A LATE ROMAN GLASS KOHL TUBE
    CIRCA 5TH CENTURY A.D.
    Blue-green in color, mold blown, the disk foot and cylindrical body with twisted vertical ribs, the rim flaring, two rings applied around the neck, four trails attached above the midsection and looped three times up to the rim, a basket handle arching above
    6 in. (15.2 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Antiquities, Sotheby's, New York, 17 December 1996, lot 213.


    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.