A NEW YORK PRIVATE COLLECTION OF ANCIENT GLASS
CIRCA 1ST-3RD CENTURY A.D.
TWO ROMAN GLASS VESSELS
Circa 1st-3rd Century A.D.
Both blue in color, free-blown, including an amphoriskos, ovoid in shape with a cylindrical neck, the rim folded down, up, out and in, flaring to the slightly concave base, with twin strap handles; and a piriform flask, with a cylindrical neck and wide trefoil mouth, the single handle pinched for a thumbrest
4 7/8 in. (12.4 cm) high for the taller (2)
Tel Aviv Market, Late 60s-Early 70s (amphoriskos)
Westchester Private Collection (amphoriskos)
Acquired by the current owner in 1990 (amphoriskos)
Arte Primitivo, New York, late 1980s (flask)