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    Sale 12256

    Antiquities

    12 April 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 100

    A LATE ROMAN GLASS TWO-HANDLED JAR

    CIRCA 4TH-5TH CENTURY A.D.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A LATE ROMAN GLASS TWO-HANDLED JAR
    CIRCA 4TH-5TH CENTURY A.D.
    Aubergine in color, free blown, the globular body on a concave base, with pinched vertical ribs along the lower portion, a short cylindrical neck and wide collared mouth, each handle applied to the shoulders and pulled up to the rim
    3 ¼ in. (8.3 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Art Market, London.
    Antiquities, Christie's, New York, 14 June 1996, lot 154 (part).


    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.