4 June 2008
PROPERTY FROM A NEW YORK FAMILY COLLECTION
TWO ROMAN GLASS FLASKS
CIRCA LATE 2ND-3RD CENTURY A.D.
One a double-head shaped flask, pale yellow in color, the rim and neck free-blown, the body inflated into a two-part mold, the mold seams concealed in the hair, depicting two similar chubby child-like faces with curly hair, the cylindrical neck constricted on the interior, the flaring rim folded in; and a date flask, amber in color, mold-blown, the body with patterned lozenges, the cylindrical neck and rim free-blown, the flaring rim folded in
Taller: 3 3/8 in. (8.6 cm.) high (2)
with Joseph Stieglitz, Tel Aviv, 1968.
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