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    Sale 12256

    Antiquities

    12 April 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 94

    A ROMAN GLASS DOUBLE-BODIED UNGUENTARIUM

    CIRCA 2ND-3RD CENTURY A.D.

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    A ROMAN GLASS DOUBLE-BODIED UNGUENTARIUM
    CIRCA 2ND-3RD CENTURY A.D.
    Pale green in color, free blown, the twin sides fused to form a bulbous body on a flat base, with a flaring cylindrical neck and a folded rim, the interior divided by a thin wall
    3 ½ in. (8.9 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    with Sheppard & Cooper Ltd., London
    Sheppard & Cooper Ltd.; Antiquities, Christie's, London, 3 July 1996, lot 318 (part).


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF JOHN F. FORT


    Literature

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