29 April 2010,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 4,000
Estimate GBP 2,500 - GBP 3,500
A ROMAN PALE YELLOW-GREEN GLASS OINOCHOE
EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN, CIRCA 3RD-4TH CENTURY A.D.
Spherical bodied, the trefoil lip with trailed collar on the underside, the neck gently flaring to the shoulder, with applied pinched handle, on a trailed ring foot
5 5/8 in. (14.3 cm.) high
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For the shape, cf. A. Von Saldern, Gläser der Antike, Sammlung Erwin Oppenländer, Köln, 1975, pp. 228-9, no. 669.
VAT rate of 5% is payable on hammer price and at 17.5% on the buyer's premium.
Formerly in a Belgian collection, Antwerp, acquired in the 1990s.
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