4 June 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 1,250
Estimate USD 3,000 - USD 5,000
SIX ROMAN GLASS VESSELS
CIRCA 1ST-3RD CENTURY A.D.
All of varying shades of pale green, free-blown, five with long cylindrical necks, including a bottle with a spherical body with three groups of horizontal wheel-cut grooves, the profiled rim folded down then up; four candlestick unguentaria, one with a bulbous body and funnel mouth, three with bell-shaped bodies, two with disk rims, one with a thick rounded rim; and a small bottle with a piriform body, constricted on the interior of the short cylindrical neck, the rim folded out
Tallest: 7 1/8 in. (18.1 cm.) high (6)
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Acquired in the 1960s-1970s, likely in Israel.
This lot is being offered not subject to a reserve.
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