• Antiquities auction at Christies

    Sale 5487

    Antiquities

    29 April 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 310

    A ROMAN GREEN STONE COSMETIC JAR

    CIRCA 1ST-3RD CENTURY A.D.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A ROMAN GREEN STONE COSMETIC JAR
    CIRCA 1ST-3RD CENTURY A.D.
    The squat jar on pad foot, short everted rim, the lid with pierced button knop
    2¼ in. (5.6 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Formerly in a UK private collection, acquired in 1995.