• Antiquities  auction at Christies

    Sale 2232

    Antiquities

    11 December 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 71

    FIVE ROMAN GLASS VESSELS

    CIRCA 1ST-4TH CENTURY A.D.

    Price Realised  

    FIVE ROMAN GLASS VESSELS
    CIRCA 1ST-4TH CENTURY A.D.
    Including two double head flasks, one amber in color, one turquoise blue in color; a marbled bottle, amber in color with swirls of white; a globular jar, amber in color, with applied pale green handles; and a jug, green in color, with a cylindrical body and funnel mouth
    Jug: 7¾ in. (19.7 cm.) high (5)


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    The blue double head flask not illustrated.

    Provenance

    Acquired by the current owner's family between 1981 and 2000.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM AN AMERICAN PRIVATE COLLECTION