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    Sale 2007

    Antiquities

    4 June 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 154

    A ROMAN GLASS JUG

    CIRCA 3RD-4TH CENTURY A.D.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A ROMAN GLASS JUG
    CIRCA 3RD-4TH CENTURY A.D.
    Pale green in color, the elongated piriform body mold blown, then further inflated and twisted, producing thin spiral ribs, with a tapering neck and splayed mouth, the rim folded in, with a wide strap handle, on a disk base
    11 3/8 in. (28.9 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    with Joseph Stieglitz, Tel Aviv, 1969.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A NEW YORK FAMILY COLLECTION