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    Sale 12256

    Antiquities

    12 April 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 91

    A ROMAN GLASS JUG

    CIRCA LATE 1ST-2ND CENTURY A.D.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A ROMAN GLASS JUG
    CIRCA LATE 1ST-2ND CENTURY A.D.
    Pale blue-green in color, mold blown, the four-sided body on a square base, flat but for a raised ring, with a short cylindrical neck and an everted mouth with an inward-folded 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

    with Sheppard & Cooper Ltd., London
    Sheppard & Cooper Ltd.; Antiquities, Christie's, London, 3 July 1996, lot 333 (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.