25 October 2016
PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF JOHN F. FORT
A ROMAN AUBERGINE GLASS BOTTLE
CIRCA 1ST CENTURY A.D.
2 ¾ in. (7 cm.) high
with Ancient World Arts, New York.
Acquired by the current owner from the above, 1995.
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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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