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    Sale 2174

    Antiquities

    3 June 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 73

    A ROMAN COLOR BAND MOSAIC GLASS BOTTLE

    CIRCA EARLY TO MID 1ST CENTURY A.D.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A ROMAN COLOR BAND MOSAIC GLASS BOTTLE
    CIRCA EARLY TO MID 1ST CENTURY A.D.
    Assembled from fused canes of purple, opaque white, and blue, then inflated, the piriform body with a flat base, cylindrical neck and outsplayed then in-folded rim
    3¾ in. (9.5 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Acquired in Europe in 1990.
    Anonymous sale; Christie's, New York, 11 June 2003, lot 156.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A U.S. PRIVATE COLLECTION