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    Sale 2007

    Antiquities

    4 June 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 147

    A ROMAN GLASS FLASK

    CIRCA 3RD-4TH CENTURY A.D.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A ROMAN GLASS FLASK
    CIRCA 3RD-4TH CENTURY A.D.
    Aubergine in color, free-blown, the conical body on a slightly concave base, the long cylindrical neck with a collar at the base of the flaring mouth
    7¼ in. (18.4 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    with Sasson Antiques, Jerusalem, 1986.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF AMBASSADOR EDWARD ELLIOT ELSON