12 April 2016
PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF JOHN F. FORT
A LATE ROMAN GLASS KOHL TUBE
CIRCA 5TH CENTURY A.D.
Blue-green in color, mold blown, the disk foot and cylindrical body with twisted vertical ribs, the rim flaring, two rings applied around the neck, four trails attached above the midsection and looped three times up to the rim, a basket handle arching above
6 in. (15.2 cm.) high
Antiquities, Sotheby's, New York, 17 December 1996, lot 213.
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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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