12 December 2002
THE PROPERTY OF DANIEL M. FRIEDENBERG
FIVE ROMAN BRONZE VESSELS AND IMPLEMENTS
Circa 1st Century A.D.
Including a spherical aryballos with a cylindrical neck, concave mouth and two handles, one with a ring still preserved, once attached by a chain to the vessel lid, on a raised disk base; a shallow dish with a disk rim, on a disk base; a small incense shovel, with a thumbrest at the join of the handle to the bowl; and two inkwells, one preserving its knobbed lid, each a footed bowl with a grooved molding below the rim, with twin flat bail handles, on a flaring foot
4¼ in. (10.8 cm) high (5)
Barakat Gallery, Jerusalem
Contact Client Service
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Asia +852 2760 1766
The two inkwells are of a rare form which finds close parallel to two examples found in the caves at Qumran. See Goranson, "Qumran, A Hub of Scribal Activity?" in Biblical Archaeology Review, vol. 20, no. 5 (August 1994).
From the Côte d’Azur to the Cayman Islands, 5 exclusive residences looking on to wonderful waterscapes — all from Christie’s International Real Estate
As Christie’s offers 178 works from his personal collection, the illustrator of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory offers us a glimpse of his creative process