4 June 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 5,000
Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000
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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English Private Collection, acquired prior to 1980.
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