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    Sale 1915

    Antiquities

    6 December 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 95

    TWO ROMAN GLASS VESSELS

    CIRCA 1ST-2ND CENTURY A.D.

    Price Realised  

    TWO ROMAN GLASS VESSELS
    CIRCA 1ST-2ND CENTURY A.D.
    Including a jug, green in color, free-blown, the body cylindrical, the rim flaring then folded in, with an applied ring on the under side, the base concave, with an applied strap handle dropped onto the shoulder, drawn up, bent sharply in and attached to the rim; and a double flask, pale-green in color, free-blown, globular in form, with a tall neck, a seam down the center dividing the vessel into two chambers, with a rounded rim, concave base and applied loop handle attached at the neck
    Jug: 9 in. (22.9 cm.) high (2)


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    Provenance

    Collection of Irving Bernstein (d. 1997).
    Thomaston Place Auction Galleries, Thomaston, Maine, 27 May 2007, lots 858 (double bottle) and 866 (jug).