3 June 2009,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 5,000
Estimate USD 2,000 - USD 3,000
THREE ROMAN GLASS VESSELS
CIRCA 3RD-4TH CENTURY A.D.
All amber in color, free-blown, one an oinochoe with an ovoid body, cylindrical neck, trefoil mouth and concave base, with an applied handle; a flask with a ribbed lentoid body and a cylindrical neck, the flaring rim folded in, with applied twin handles; and a globular sprinkler flask with seven pinched ribs, the cylindrical neck constricted on the interior, on a base of seven pinched toes, the wide funnel mouth with a rounded rim, an applied ring below
First: 5¾ in. (14.6 cm.) high (3)
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Flask: with Charles Ede, London, 1997.
Other two: Acquired by the current owner prior to 2000.
Property from the Collection of Professor and Mrs. Clifford Ambrose Truesdell