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    Sale 13850

    Ancient Glass from the Shlomo Moussaieff Collection

    6 July 2016, London, King Street

  • Lot 210

    A ROMAN COBALT BLUE GLASS BOTTLE

    CIRCA 1ST CENTURY A.D.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A ROMAN COBALT BLUE GLASS BOTTLE
    CIRCA 1ST CENTURY A.D.
    The spherical body with long tapering neck, with an everted rounded rim, and a slightly concave base, the body decorated with a spirally-wound opaque white trail
    3 7/8 in. (9.8 cm.) high


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    For similar trailed flasks see von Saldern, 1974, nos 642-648, Auth, 1976, no. 95, and a bottle formerly in the Constable-Maxwell collection, sold at Sotheby Parke Bernet, London, 4-5 July 1979, lot 58.

    Provenance

    Acquired prior to 2000.