4 June 2008
THE PROPERTY OF AMBASSADOR EDWARD ELLIOT ELSON
TWO ROMAN GLASS PATELLAE
CIRCA 1ST-4TH CENTURY A.D.
One olive brown in color, circa 3rd-4th century A.D., free-blown, with a deep bowl, the wide vertical rim folded out and tapering inward, the flaring foot with tooled rays; and one pale blue-green in color, circa 1st-2nd century A.D., free-blown, the deep bowl with a flanged collar below the flaring rim, on a flat disk foot
First: 5½ in. (14 cm.) diameter (2)
The Alfred Wolkenberg Collection of Ancient Glass; Christie's, London, 9 July 1991, lot 74.
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Memphis, Tennessee, Brookes Memorial Art Gallery, Ancient Glass, Alfred Wolkenberg Collection, October 1964 - January 1965, nos. 75 and 51.
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