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    Sale 12256

    Antiquities

    12 April 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 99

    A ROMAN GLASS SPRINKLER FLASK

    CIRCA 3RD-4TH CENTURY A.D.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A ROMAN GLASS SPRINKLER FLASK
    CIRCA 3RD-4TH CENTURY A.D.
    Pale green in color, the globular body mold blown with a lozenge pattern, on a pad base, the cylindrical neck free blown, constricted to the merge to the body, the funnel mouth with a folded rim
    3 ½ in. (8.9 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Antiquities, Sotheby's, New York, 17 December 1996, lot 212.


    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.