12 April 2016,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 40,000
Estimate USD 15,000 - USD 20,000
A ROMAN GLASS FLASK
CIRCA 1ST CENTURY A.D.
Opaque blue in color, cast and then lathe-cut, the bell-shaped body with a sharp carination, on a low ring foot, with a raised ridge around the shoulders, a cylindrical neck and a wide mouth, the flattened rim with wheel-cut grooves on the top and outer edge
2 3/8 in. (6 cm.) high
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For a similar example, see no. 57 in S.B. Matheson, Ancient Glass in the Yale University Art Gallery.
with Boris Mussienko, Upper Marlboro, Maryland.
Acquired by the current owner from the above, 1980.
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