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    Sale 13850

    Ancient Glass from the Shlomo Moussaieff Collection

    6 July 2016, London, King Street

  • Lot 263

    A ROMAN BROWN GLASS SHELL-SHAPED BOTTLE

    CIRCA 1ST-2ND CENTURY A.D.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A ROMAN BROWN GLASS SHELL-SHAPED BOTTLE
    CIRCA 1ST-2ND CENTURY A.D.
    Mould-blown, naturalistically modelled with the curving lines of the shell, with silver iridescence
    2 ¾ in. (7 cm.) high


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    For a similar flask cf. Stern, 1995, pp. 179-180, no. 108.

    Provenance

    Acquired prior to 2000.