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    Sale 5399

    Antiquities

    30 April 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 63

    A LATE ROMAN PALE GREEN FACETED CUP

    CIRCA 3RD-4TH CENTURY A.D.

    Price Realised  

    A LATE ROMAN PALE GREEN FACETED CUP
    CIRCA 3RD-4TH CENTURY A.D.
    Decorated with two rows of concave facets between wheel-cut lines, the upper row with nine ovals alternating with vertical lines, six circles in row below within linear swags, with circular facet on the base
    3 in. (7.6 cm.) diam.


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    Please note that the lots of Iranian origin are subject to U.S. trade restrictions which currently prohibit the import into the United States. Similar restrictions may apply in other countries.
    This lot will be removed to an off-site warehouse at the close of business on the day of sale - 2 weeks free storage


    Provenance

    Collection of Dr. R. Schmidt (1900-1970), acquired in 1948; and thence by descent to the present owner.


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