4 June 2008
THE PROPERTY OF AMBASSADOR EDWARD ELLIOT ELSON
A ROMAN GLASS AMPHORA
CIRCA 2ND CENTURY A.D.
Pale green in color, free-blown, the cylindrical body tapering to the rounded shoulders, the flaring neck with an applied thick trail, the rim rounded, with twin ribbed vertical handles pulled up from the shoulders and joined to the neck
8¾ in. (22.2 cm.) high
Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, New York, 29 November 1989, lot 211.
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