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    Sale 2007

    Antiquities

    4 June 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 144

    A ROMAN GLASS AMPHORA

    CIRCA 2ND CENTURY A.D.

    Price Realised  

    A ROMAN GLASS AMPHORA
    CIRCA 2ND CENTURY A.D.
    Pale green in color, free-blown, the cylindrical body tapering to the rounded shoulders, the flaring neck with an applied thick trail, the rim rounded, with twin ribbed vertical handles pulled up from the shoulders and joined to the neck
    8¾ in. (22.2 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, New York, 29 November 1989, lot 211.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF AMBASSADOR EDWARD ELLIOT ELSON