4 June 2008
PROPERTY FROM A NEW YORK FAMILY COLLECTION
A ROMAN GLASS HEXAGONAL BOTTLE
SYRO-PALESTINIAN, CIRCA 1ST QUARTER OF THE 1ST CENTURY A.D.
Opaque white in color, blown in a three-part mold, the bulbous body with six rectangular panels framed by columns, each panel containing a vessel in relief, including hydriae, amphorae and kraters, fillets suspended below the panels, with alternating large and small fruits below each column, the shoulders with six arches, each containing a dome-shaped object, on a ring base, the cylindrical neck slightly off-center, the flaring rim folded in
3 in. (7.7 cm) high
with Joseph Stieglitz, Tel Aviv, 1969.
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