12 April 2016
A ROMAN GLASS BOTTLE
CIRCA 1ST CENTURY A.D.
Blue in color with swirls of purple, free blown, the squat body on a concave base, with a flaring cylindrical neck, an everted rim, and an opaque white trail wound spirally around the body from the base to the neck
2 1/16 in. (5.2 cm.) high
Private Collection, England, acquired in the mid 20th century.
English Private Collection; Antiquities, Sotheby's, New York, 14 June 2000, lot 164 (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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