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    Sale 13850

    Ancient Glass from the Shlomo Moussaieff Collection

    6 July 2016, London, King Street

  • Lot 286

    A ROMAN GREEN GLASS MULTI-HANDLED JAR

    CIRCA 3RD-4TH CENTURY A.D.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A ROMAN GREEN GLASS MULTI-HANDLED JAR
    CIRCA 3RD-4TH CENTURY A.D.
    The globular body wound spirally with a single thin applied thread, with flaring everted mouth and folded rim, four handles applied at shoulder and rim, gently pushed-in base with trace of pontil ring, with pearly silver iridescence overall
    3 3/8 in. (8.7 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Acquired prior to 1992.