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    Sale 12256

    Antiquities

    12 April 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 82

    A ROMAN MARBLED GLASS BOTTLE

    CIRCA 1ST CENTURY A.D.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A ROMAN MARBLED GLASS BOTTLE
    CIRCA 1ST CENTURY A.D.
    Amber in color with swirls of white, free blown, the spherical body on a flat base, with a cylindrical neck and flaring mouth
    4 ¾ in. (12 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    The Nimbus Collection, U.K.
    The Nimbus Collection of Ancient Glass; Antiquities, Sotheby's, London, 12 June 1997, lot 185.
    Private Collection, U.K.
    Antiquities, Christie's, London, 13 May 2003, lot 498.


    Saleroom Notice

    Please note that this lot was not exhibited at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF JOHN F. FORT