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    Sale 2007

    Antiquities

    4 June 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 132

    A ROMAN GLASS RIBBED BOWL

    CIRCA 1ST CENTURY A.D.

    Price Realised  

    A ROMAN GLASS RIBBED BOWL
    CIRCA 1ST CENTURY A.D.
    Pale green in color, sagged with thin vertical ribs, two pairs of wheel-cut grooves on the interior; together with a pale green mold-blown grape flask; a honey-gold mold-blown jug with horizontal scrolling between vertical tongues; a pale yellow free-blown jar with four handles; a pale green mold-blown trefoil jug, further inflated with spiral ribs; an olive-green free-blown ovoid jug; a honey gold free-blown ovoid bottle with twin handles; a pale green free-blown jar, the spherical body pinched; and a flask with a cylindrical neck, swelling body and pointed base
    5 in. (12.7 cm.) diameter (9)


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    See illustration for the ribbed bowl.

    Provenance

    Acquired in the 1960s-1970s, likely in Israel.


    Saleroom Notice

    This lot is being offered not subject to a reserve.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A NEW YORK FAMILY COLLECTION