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    Sale 2007

    Antiquities

    4 June 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 128

    A ROMAN GLASS ARYBALLOS

    CIRCA 1ST CENTURY A.D.

    Price Realised  

    A ROMAN GLASS ARYBALLOS
    CIRCA 1ST CENTURY A.D.
    Pale blue-green in color, free-blown, the spherical body with a rounded bottom, the cylindrical neck with the disk rim folded in, applied twin handles on the shoulders, each with an original bronze ring linked to the chain, a ring at the center of the chain for suspension
    4¾ in. (12.1 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    English Private Collection, 1960s-1970s.
    with Christopher Sheppard, England, 2007.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A CONNECTICUT PRIVATE COLLECTOR