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    Sale 2007

    Antiquities

    4 June 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 136

    A ROMAN GLASS AMPHORA

    CIRCA 4TH CENTURY A.D.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A ROMAN GLASS AMPHORA
    CIRCA 4TH CENTURY A.D.
    Pale yellow in color, the long cylindrical body mold-blown then further inflated, with vertical ribs along the body, tapering to a flat base, the rounded shoulders, cylindrical neck and mouth free-blown, the rim folded in, with an applied blue-green ring under the rim, another on the neck, and applied twin blue-green handles
    9 in. (22.9 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    with Joseph Stieglitz, Tel Aviv, 1969.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A NEW YORK FAMILY COLLECTION