9 December 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 7,500
Estimate USD 5,000 - USD 7,000
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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