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    Sale 2007

    Antiquities

    4 June 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 126

    A ROMAN GLASS JUG

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

    Price Realised  

    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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    Provenance

    English Private Collection, 1960s-1970s.
    with Christopher Sheppard, England, 2007.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A CONNECTICUT PRIVATE COLLECTOR