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    Sale 2007

    Antiquities

    4 June 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 127

    A ROMAN GLASS ARYBALLOS

    CIRCA 1ST CENTURY A.D.

    Price Realised  

    A ROMAN GLASS ARYBALLOS
    CIRCA 1ST CENTURY A.D.
    Pale green in color, free-blown, the spherical body on a slightly concave bottom, the cylindrical neck with the rim folded out then in, applied twin handles arching from the shoulders to the neck, each with an original bronze ring linked to the arching bronze handle with ribbed conical terminals
    3 in. (7.7 cm) high excluding handle


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    Provenance

    English Private Collection, acquired prior to 1980.