4 June 2008
THE PROPERTY OF A CONNECTICUT PRIVATE COLLECTOR
A ROMAN GLASS AMPHORISKOS
CIRCA 2ND HALF OF THE 1ST CENTURY A.D.
Cobalt blue in color, mold-blown, the ovoid body with concentric horizontal ridges and a pointed base, with a cylindrical neck, flaring mouth, the rim folded out then in, and twin vertical handles
4¼ in. (10.8 cm.) high
American Private Collection, 1970s.
with Fortuna Fine Arts, New York, 1999.
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For the type see nos. 66-67, pp. 158-159 in Stern, Roman Mold-blown Glass.
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