• Antiquities auction at Christies

    Sale 5487

    Antiquities

    29 April 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 101

    A ROMAN PALE YELLOW-GREEN GLASS OINOCHOE

    EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN, CIRCA 3RD-4TH CENTURY A.D.

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    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.

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    Provenance

    Formerly in a Belgian collection, Antwerp, acquired in the 1990s.