3 June 2009,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 17,500
Estimate USD 8,000 - USD 12,000
A ROMAN RIBBON GLASS ALABASTRON
CIRCA 1ST CENTURY B.C.
Cylindrical in form, assembled from fused canes of yellow, white, aubergine, green and blue, spiral twisted around a central rod from the rounded base to the cut-off rim
3 3/8 in. (8.6 cm.) high
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Private Collection, 1990s.
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