• 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 81

    TWO ROMAN GLASS BOWLS

    CIRCA 1ST CENTURY B.C./A.D.

    Price Realised  

    TWO ROMAN GLASS BOWLS
    CIRCA 1ST CENTURY B.C./A.D.
    A translucent green glass footed bowl, with a spiral band below the collared rim, 14.4 cm. diam.; a ribbed bowl, on flat base, with two interior wheel cut bands, 12.1 cm. diam.; two glass feeders, one highly iridescent, 10.2 cm. high max.; and a Byzantine amber glass lamp of hemispherical form, 11.3 cm. diam., 4th-5th Century A.D. (5)


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    Provenance

    Acquired between the 1960s and the 1990s. Old collection label reading: Prive collectie C. A. Hessing, 2 (item one).