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    Sale 1915

    Antiquities

    6 December 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 165

    A ROMAN POTTERY TRANSPORT AMPHORA

    CIRCA 1ST CENTURY A.D.

    Price Realised  

    A ROMAN POTTERY TRANSPORT AMPHORA
    CIRCA 1ST CENTURY A.D.
    With an ovoid body and long pointed base, the shoulders carinated, the vertical handles arching slightly from the base of the wide conical neck to just below the thick rim
    37½ in. (95.3 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    By descent from the current owner's great grandfather.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A FLORIDA PRIVATE COLLECTOR