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    Sale 12256

    Antiquities

    12 April 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 87

    A ROMAN GLASS UNGUENTARIUM

    CIRCA 1ST CENTURY A.D.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A ROMAN GLASS UNGUENTARIUM
    CIRCA 1ST CENTURY A.D.
    Deep green in color, free blown, the bell-shaped body on a concave base, with a long cylindrical neck constricted at its base and a wide folded rim
    2 13/16 in. (7.1 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Private Collection, England, acquired in the mid 20th century.
    English Private Collection; Antiquities, Sotheby's, New York, 14 June 2000, lot 164 (part).


    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.