4 June 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 6,000
Estimate USD 2,500 - USD 3,500
A ROMAN GLASS JUG
CIRCA LATE 1ST-EARLY 2ND CENTURY A.D.
Pale blue-green in color, free-blown, with a bulbous ovoid body on a pad base, the cylindrical neck tapering slightly, then flaring to the funnel mouth, the rim folded in, the applied ribbed strap handle dropped onto the shoulder, drawn up and joined to the rim
7 5/8 in. (19.4 cm.) high
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English Private Collection, 1960s-1970s.
with Christopher Sheppard, England, 2007.
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