11 December 2003,
Price realised USD 1,792
USD 2,000 - USD 3,000
A ROMAN GLASS AMPHORISKOS
Circa Second Half of the 1st Century A.D.
Translucent streaked pale aubergine in color, mold-blown in a two-part mold, the ovoid body with horizontal ridges, the cylindrical neck free-blown, the rim folded out then in, with twin vertical handles
3¼ in. (8.3 cm.) high
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For the type see nos. 65-68 in Stern, Roman Mold-blown Glass.
Acquired by the current owner in the early 1980s.
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