• 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 80

    THREE ROMAN GLASS VESSELS

    CIRCA 1ST-4TH CENTURY A.D.

    Price Realised  

    THREE ROMAN GLASS VESSELS
    CIRCA 1ST-4TH CENTURY A.D.
    Including a green glass ribbed jar with thumb-rest; a pale green glass cup with slightly everted rim and diagonal ribbing on ring foot, with purple iridescence; and a green glass double-handled jar, the globular body with applied dark blue zigzag decoration, the base indented
    11.3 cm. high max. (3)


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    Provenance

    Acquired in the late 1990s. Old collection labels reading: Prive collectie C. A. Hessing, 44 (item one), 32 (item two) and 70 (item three).