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    Sale 2056

    ANTIQUITIES

    9 December 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 68

    A ROMAN GLASS BOTTLE

    CIRCA 1ST CENTURY B.C.-1ST CENTURY A.D.

    Price Realised  

    A ROMAN GLASS BOTTLE
    CIRCA 1ST CENTURY B.C.-1ST CENTURY A.D.
    Transparent, nearly colorless pale green in color, the elongated piriform body on a flat base, with a tall neck, the profiled rim folded down then up and flattened on its upper surface, with five lathe-cut bands evenly spaced on the body, a groove at the merge of the body and neck, and a band below the midpoint on the neck
    7 in. (17.7 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    with Phoenix Ancient Art, Geneva, 1998.
    with Frederick Schultz, New York, 2001.