A NEW YORK PRIVATE COLLECTION OF ANCIENT GLASS
CIRCA 1ST-4TH CENTURY A.D.
FOUR SMALL ROMAN GLASS VESSELS
Circa 1st-4th Century A.D.
All aubergine in color, free-blown, including an aryballos, the spherical body with cylindrical neck and an infolded everted rim, with twin applied green vertical handles; a piriform jar with a waisted neck, the rim-disk folded out, in and up, rounded off, with three applied green vertical handles; a globular jar with a flaring neck and wide everted infolded rim; and a piriform oinochoe with a trefoil mouth, on a pad base, with a single applied pale aubergine handle
2 7/8 in. (7.3 cm) high for the tallest (4)
Antiquities and Islamic Art, Sotheby's New York, 29 November 1989, lot 8 (aryballos) and 9 (oinochoe)
Shraga Qedar, Jerusalem, circa 1975 (three-handled jar), 1985 (handle-less jar)