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Twelve Roman-style Glass Vessels

Auction:
2740B
Lot:
657
Sold for:
$5,843$4,750

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

Description:

Twelve Roman-style Glass Vessels, Syro-Palestine-style, 1st-6th century A.D.-style, seven jars: four with flared mouths, narrow necks and bulbous bodies, two green one purple, and one yellow, ht. 4 1/8 to 4 3/4, two green with two applied handles, ht. 3 1/2 to 5, and one blue with cylindrical body, ht. 3; three beakers, two green and one yellow, ht. 3 7/8 to 4 1/8; green flask with rolled rim, long tapered neck, and squat bulbous body, ht. 7 1/4, and green cruet with applied strap handle, long narrow neck, bulbous body, and conical spout, ht. 4 5/8 in.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Purple jar broken in pieces (all pieces present). Yellow jar with small chips to rim. 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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