12 April 2016
A LATE ROMAN GLASS TWO-HANDLED JAR
CIRCA 4TH-5TH CENTURY A.D.
Aubergine in color, free blown, the globular body on a concave base, with pinched vertical ribs along the lower portion, a short cylindrical neck and wide collared mouth, each handle applied to the shoulders and pulled up to the rim
3 ¼ in. (8.3 cm.) high
Art Market, London.
Antiquities, Christie's, New York, 14 June 1996, lot 154 (part).
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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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