3 June 2009,
New York, Rockefeller Plaza
Price Realised USD 2,750
A ROMAN GLASS JUG
CIRCA 1ST CENTURY A.D.
Transparent blue-green in color, the octagonal body mold-blown, the flat base with a molded pin-wheel, with rounded shoulders, a tapering cylindrical neck, and a funnel-shaped mouth, the strap handle attached at the shoulder, pulled up and curved under the lip
7 1/8 in. (18.1 cm.)
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For a similar example see no. 162 in Kunina, Ancient Glass in the Hermitage Collection.
H. J. Lutcher Stark, acquired 1927-1929.
Nelda C. & H. J. Lutcher Stark Foundation, 1965.
Robert Willson and Margaret Pace Willson, 1986.
PROPERTY FROM AN AMERICAN PRIVATE COLLECTION