4 June 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 4,750
Estimate USD 2,000 - USD 3,000
A ROMAN GLASS PLATE
CIRCA 1ST-3RD CENTURY A.D.
Pale green in color, free-blown, the curved walls with the rim folded out, on an applied ring foot, a pontil mark on the base
9 1/8 in. (23.3 cm) diameter
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with Sasson Antiques, Jerusalem, 1989.
THE PROPERTY OF AMBASSADOR EDWARD ELLIOT ELSON
With its sleek, abstract form and its eyes tilted slightly towards the heavens, this rare complete idol is set to be a highligh..
The legends of the sky god who lost an eye, the unborn child who was sewn into his father’s thigh, and more
Ancient jewellery styles are in vogue, but original pieces that can be thousands of years old are surprisingly affordable