• 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 78

    THREE ROMAN GREEN GLASS VESSELS

    CIRCA 3RD-4TH CENTURY A.D.

    Price Realised  

    THREE ROMAN GREEN GLASS VESSELS
    CIRCA 3RD-4TH CENTURY A.D.
    Including a flask, the lower part of the globular body with diagonal ribbing; another flask, the spherical body with diagonal shallow fluting, the everted rim with collar, with silvery blue iridescence; and another flask, the spherical body with shallow diagonal ribbing and inward folded lip
    16 cm. high max. (3)


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    Provenance

    Acquired between the 1960s and the 1990s. Old collection label reading: Prive collectie C. A. Hessing, 42 (item three).