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    Sale 2007

    Antiquities

    4 June 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 155

    A ROMAN GLASS JUG

    CIRCA 3RD-4TH CENTURY A.D.

    Price Realised  

    A ROMAN GLASS JUG
    CIRCA 3RD-4TH CENTURY A.D.
    Pale olive green in color, free-blown, the ovoid body with a long cylindrical neck and splayed mouth, a thick, pinched trailed ring wound low on the neck, another on the underside of the mouth, with a ribbed strap handle, a notched trail forming the ring base
    9¼ in. (23.5 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    with Joseph Stieglitz, Tel Aviv, 1969.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A NEW YORK FAMILY COLLECTION