12 April 2016
PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF JOHN F. FORT
A LATE ROMAN GLASS JAR
CIRCA 4TH-5TH CENTURY A.D.
Green in color, free blown, the globular body on a concave base, with a short neck, a folded flaring rim and an applied thread zigzaging from the shoulder to rim
2 ½ in. (6.4 cm.) high
Art Market, London.
Antiquities, Christie's, New York, 14 June 1996, lot 154 (part).
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