3 June 2009,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 5,250
Estimate USD 2,000 - USD 3,000
FOUR ROMAN GLASS VESSELS
CIRCA 1ST-2ND CENTURY A.D.
Including a jug, aubergine in color, the hexagonal body with tapering shoulders and a cylindrical neck, the flaring rim folded in, with a thin applied handle; a footed cup, translucent yellow-green in color, the biconical body with thin incised grooves, the rim rounded, a flange near the base, on a flaring foot; a dish, pale yellow green in color, the curved bowl on a ring base, the vessel edge turned out to form the rim; and an oinochoe, pale yellow in color, the piriform body with a trefoil mouth, an applied green trail below the rim, an applied green ring foot, and an applied green and red marbled handle
Tallest: 5¼ in. (13.3 cm.) high (4)
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1.-3. Acquired by the current owner prior to 2000.
4. with Folio Fine Art, London, 1969.
Property from the Collection of Professor and Mrs. Clifford Ambrose Truesdell