11 December 2009,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 5,250
Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000
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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G. Max Bernheimer
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Molly Morse Limmer
The blue double head flask not illustrated.
Acquired by the current owner's family between 1981 and 2000.
PROPERTY FROM AN AMERICAN PRIVATE COLLECTION
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