12 April 2016
PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF JOHN F. FORT
A LATE ROMAN GLASS BOTTLE
CIRCA 4TH CENTURY A.D.
Pale green in color, mold blown and further inflated, the large piriform body with shallow ribbing, on a concave base, with a cylindrical neck and a wide mouth, the rim folded down
7 5/8 in. (19.4 cm.) high
Antiquities, Sotheby's, New York, 31 May 1997, lot 18.
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Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Glass of Imperial Rome from the John F. Fort Collection, 2 June-6 October 2002.
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