4 June 2008,
Price realised USD 6,875
USD 4,000 - USD 6,000
A ROMAN GLASS RIBBED BOWL
CIRCA LATE 1ST CENTURY B.C.-EARLY 1ST CENTURY A.D.
Pale blue-green in color, the shallow bowl sagged, with sixteen vertical ribs on the exterior, on a flat base
6 in. (15.2 cm.) diameter
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Hong Kong +852 2760 1766
Shanghai +86 21 6355 1766
Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, New York, 17 December 1996, lot 204.
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