4 June 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 11,875
Estimate USD 7,000 - USD 9,000
A ROMAN MARBLED GLASS BOTTLE
CIRCA 1ST CENTURY A.D.
Cobalt blue in color with an applied opaque white trail wound spirally around the body and neck, marvered and tooled into a festoon pattern, then inflated, the spherical body with a cylindrical neck and funnel-shaped mouth, on a flat base
3 in. (7.6 cm.) high
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New York Private Collection (acquired in the 1990s); Sotheby's, New York, 6 December 2006, lot 4.
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