Christie's Special Exhibition Gallery
7 December 2011
A ROMAN GLASS AMPHORISKOS
CIRCA 1ST CENTURY A.D.
Olive brown in color, free-blown, the globular body on a flat base, the flaring rim folded out then in, with applied white spiral trailing from the neck to the underside, and twin vertical handles
2¾ in. (7 cm.) high
Acquired by the current owner, Cologne, late 1990s.
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