5 December 2012
Property from the Paul and Helen Zuckerman Collection
THREE ROMAN GLASS VESSELS
CIRCA 3RD-4TH CENTURY A.D.
Including an olive-green ovoid bottle with three applied, vertical ribbon trails, a wavy trail around the base of the cylindrical neck; and two pale-green flasks, each with broad shoulders tapering to a rounded base, one with applied twin green handles, and one with a wide funnel mouth
Tallest: 7 in. (17.8 cm.) high (3)
Acquired by Paul and Helen Zuckerman, Detroit, MI, 1960s-1970s.
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