4 June 2008,
Price realised USD 2,250
USD 2,000 - USD 3,000
A ROMAN GLASS DATE FLASK
SYRO-PALESTINIAN, CIRCA 1ST-EARLY 2ND CENTURY A.D.
Amber in color, mold-blown, with a short neck and splayed mouth, the rim folded out then in
2 7/8 in. (7.3 cm.) high
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Hong Kong +852 2760 1766
Shanghai +86 21 6355 1766
with Ancient Art International, October 1999.
Anonymous sale; Arte Primitivo, 3 October 2006, lot 303.
THE PROPERTY OF A CONNECTICUT PRIVATE COLLECTOR
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