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Fourteen Roman-style Glass Vessels

Auction:
2740B
Lot:
655
Sold for:
$18,450$15,000

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2740B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
July 19, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

Fourteen Roman-style Glass Vessels, Syro-Palestine-style, 1st-6th century A.D.-style, four double vials: three green, two with hoop handles, ht. 4 1/4 to 6 3/4, one purple, ht. 4 1/2; four vials: one green glass, ht. 5 1/4, the second blue and pitcher-form, ht. 2 5/8, another a Sidonian aubergine amphoriskos-type, mold-blown with applied pale green handles, ht. 2 7/8, the forth brown date-form, ht. 2 1/2; three jars: two green with applied handles, ht. 2 7/8 and 4 1/4, and one brown, ht. 3 1/2; and three flasks with two applied handles and flat disk-form bodies, two brown, ht. 5 1/8 and 6, another green, ht. 5 in.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Both dark green double vials with hairline cracks. One vial with short crack to neck. One flask with 1/4 in. cicular glass flake to body. All with iridescent flaking and encrustation.


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