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    Sale 2007

    Antiquities

    4 June 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 135

    A ROMAN GLASS FLASK

    CIRCA 3RD-4TH CENTURY A.D.

    Price Realised  

    A ROMAN GLASS FLASK
    CIRCA 3RD-4TH CENTURY A.D.
    Honey gold in color, free-blown, the lentoid body with a cylindrical neck and flaring mouth, the rim folded in, with an applied blue-green ring on the neck, and twin blue-green handles pulled up from the shoulders and joined to the neck just below the ring
    5½ in. (14 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    with Joseph Stieglitz, Tel Aviv, 1969.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A NEW YORK FAMILY COLLECTION