6 December 2007,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 6,875
Estimate USD 3,500 - USD 4,500
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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Collection of Irving Bernstein (d. 1997).
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