• 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 76

    THREE ROMAN GREEN GLASS TRANSLUCENT VESSELS

    CIRCA 3RD-5TH CENTURY A.D.

    Price Realised  

    THREE ROMAN GREEN GLASS TRANSLUCENT VESSELS
    CIRCA 3RD-5TH CENTURY A.D.
    Including an unguentarium with diagonally ribbed body and an applied collar between handles, with silvery irridescence; another unguentarium with applied spiral decoration on body, twin handles, on tripod base; and a small jar with applied trail zigzag decoration
    13.1 cm. high max. (3)


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    Provenance

    Acquired between the 1960s and the 1990s. Old collection labels reading: Prive collectie C. A. Hessing, 19 (1) and 45 (3).


    Exhibited

    (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, no. 789.