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    Sale 2174

    Antiquities

    3 June 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 76

    A ROMAN GLASS BOTTLE

    CIRCA 1ST CENTURY A.D.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A ROMAN GLASS BOTTLE
    CIRCA 1ST CENTURY A.D.
    Aubergine in color, free-blown, with a spherical body and slightly tapering cylindrical neck, the rim flaring, on a flat base
    5 3/8 in. (13.7 cm) high


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    Provenance

    Stephen Shalom, New York, 1940s-1950s.
    with Fortuna Fine Arts, New York, 2002 (Glasses of Antiquity, no. 52).
    Anonymous sale; Christie's, New York, 11 June 2003, lot 157.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A U.S. PRIVATE COLLECTION