8 June 2005
THE PROPERTY OF A SOUTHERN COLLECTOR
TWO ANCIENT GLASS VESSELS
CIRCA 3RD and 6TH CENTURY A.D.
Both pale green in color, free-blown, including a Roman jar, the globular body with pincered vertical ribs, further inflated and rotated, the wide neck with a funnel mouth, the rim folded in; and a Byzantine juglet, the squat body with eight indentations, the tall cylindrical neck with spiral trailing in two places, and a single handle arching from the rim to the shoulder
Juglet: 4 in. (10.1 cm.) high (2)
Mrs. Chester W. Chapin.
Santa Barbara Museum of Art (inventory nos. 1953.47.10 and 1953.27.21).
Santa Barbara Museum of Art; Sotheby's, New York, 17 December 1998, lot 238.
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