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Eight Roman-style Glass Vessels

Auction:
2740B
Lot:
656
Sold for:
$8,610$7,000

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

Description:

Eight Roman-style Glass Vessels, Syro-Palestine-style, 1st-6th century A.D.-style, four pitchers: two yellow with trefoil spouts, ht. 5 3/4 and 7 1/8, one purple with spiraled design to body, ht. 7 1/4, and one green with threaded decoration, ht. 5 1/8; two green jars with two applied handles and threaded decoration, ht. 4 3/4 and 7 1/8, green basket with hoop handle and threaded decoration, ht. 7 1/8, and green flask with long tapered neck and squat bulbous body, ht. 6 1/2 in.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

All with iridescent flaking and encrustation.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

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