11 December 2009,
Price realised USD 1,000
USD 800 - USD 1,200
A ROMAN GLASS FUNNEL
CIRCA 1ST-2ND CENTURY A.D.
Translucent pale green in color, free-blown, the rounded walls with outward flaring rim, the long cylindrical tube tapering
4½ in. (11.4 cm.) high
New York +1 212 636 2000
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G. Max Bernheimer
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Molly Morse Limmer
This lot is offered without reserve.
with Charles Ede, London, 1988.
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