12 April 2016,
Price realised USD 2,000
USD 1,500 - USD 2,000
A LATE ROMAN GLASS THREE-HANDLED JAR
CIRCA 4TH-5TH CENTURY A.D.
Pale green in color, free blown, the broad globular body decorated with nipt-diamond waies, on a concave base, with a short cylindrical neck and a broad collared mouth, the aubergine handles applied to the shoulders and pulled up to the rim
4 7/8 in. (12.4 cm.) high
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Antiquities, Sotheby's, New York, 13 June 1996, lot 163.
PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF JOHN F. FORT
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Glass of Imperial Rome from the John F. Fort Collection, 2 June-6 October 2002.
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