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    Sale 12256

    Antiquities

    12 April 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 89

    THREE ROMAN GLASS BOTTLES

    CIRCA 1ST CENTURY A.D.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    THREE ROMAN GLASS BOTTLES
    CIRCA 1ST CENTURY A.D.
    Each blue in color, free blown, the piriform body on a flat base, the cylindrical neck constricted at the join to the body, with a folded outsplayed rim
    Tallest: 3 5/8 in. (92. cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Antiquities, Sotheby's, New York, 31 May 1997, lot 11.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF JOHN F. FORT


    Exhibited

    Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Glass of Imperial Rome from the John F. Fort Collection, 2 June-6 October 2002.