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    Sale 12256

    Antiquities

    12 April 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 83

    A ROMAN GLASS BOTTLE

    CIRCA 1ST-2ND CENTURY A.D.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A ROMAN GLASS BOTTLE
    CIRCA 1ST-2ND CENTURY A.D.
    Aubergine in color, free blown, the spherical body on a slightly concave base, with a cylindrical neck and flaring mouth, the rim rounded
    3 in. (7.6 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Private Collection, New York, 1990.
    A New York Private Collection; Antiquities, Christie's, New York, 13 June 2000, lot 361.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF JOHN F. FORT


    Exhibited

    Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Glass of Imperial Rome from the John F. Fort Collection, 2 June-6 October 2002.