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    Sale 13850

    Ancient Glass from the Shlomo Moussaieff Collection

    6 July 2016, London, King Street

  • Lot 212

    A ROMAN DARK BLUE MARBLED GLASS FLASK

    CIRCA 1ST CENTURY A.D.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A ROMAN DARK BLUE MARBLED GLASS FLASK
    CIRCA 1ST CENTURY A.D.
    With flattened base and squat, rounded body, the tall cylindrical neck with everted rim, with opaque white and cobalt blue marved trailing overall
    4 ¾ in. (12.1 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Mr and Mrs A. Constable-Maxwell collection, UK.
    The Constable-Maxwell Collection of Ancient Glass; Sotheby Parke Bernet, London, 4th-5th July 1979, lot 51.
    British Rail Pension Fund collection, UK.
    Important Ancient Glass from the Collection formed by the British Rail Pension Fund; Sotheby's, London, 24 November 1997, lot 21.


    Exhibited

    The Archer M. Huntington Art Gallery, Austin, Texas, 1981-1988 (on loan).
    The San Antonio Museum of Art, San Antonio, Texas, 1988-1990.