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    Sale 12256

    Antiquities

    12 April 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 97

    A ROMAN GLASS JUG

    CIRCA 3RD-4TH CENTURY A.D.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A ROMAN GLASS JUG
    CIRCA 3RD-4TH CENTURY A.D.
    Olive green in color, free blown, the ovoid body on a slightly concave base, with a cylindrical neck and splayed folded rim, a white trail applied to the base and wound spirally around the body to the rim, a strap handle applied to the shoulder and pulled up to the rim
    4 ¼ in. (10.8 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Art Market, London.
    Antiquities, Christie's, New York, 14 June 1996, lot 154 (part).


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF JOHN F. FORT


    Exhibited

    Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Glass of Imperial Rome from the John F. Fort Collection, 2 June-6 October 2002.