• Twenty rooms: The private coll auction at Christies

    Sale 2857

    Twenty rooms: The private collection of the late Mrs Elias-Vaes

    27 - 29 April 2010, Amsterdam

  • Lot 77

    FOUR ROMAN GLASS VESSELS

    CIRCA 2ND-5TH CENTURY A.D.

    Price Realised  

    FOUR ROMAN GLASS VESSELS
    CIRCA 2ND-5TH CENTURY A.D.
    Including a colourless translucent spherical flask, with tall neck, the everted rim with applied blue spiral decoration; a pale green double balsamarium, the twin bodies with applied spiral decoration and zigzag trail above, mounted; a green glass piriform handled juglet, the lower part of the neck and under the rim with applied spiral bands; and a green glass flask with quadrilateral pinched body
    17.6 cm. high max. (4)


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    Provenance

    Acquired between the 1960s and the 1990s. Old collection label reading: Prive collectie C. A. Hessing, 14 (item three).
    Acquired from R.J.H. Ramselaar, Blaricum.


    Exhibited

    (1) + (2): Rotterdam, Historisch Museum, Bezeten Bezit, Keuzetentoonstelling uit de verzameling van Mevrouw W.G. Elias-Vaes te Rotterdam, exhibition catalogue, 18 April - 1 August 1970, nos. 790 and 787.