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    Sale 2174

    Antiquities

    3 June 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 72

    A ROMAN RIBBON GLASS ALABASTRON

    CIRCA 1ST CENTURY B.C.

    Price Realised  

    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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    Provenance

    Private Collection, 1990s.