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LOT 0115

GBP (£) 4,000 - 6,000
EUR (€) 4,700 - 7,050
USD ($) 5,570 - 8,360

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Roman Deep Blue Ribbed Glass Vessel

1st century AD

A blue Zarte Rippenschale glass vessel with squat spherical body, everted rim and raised circumferential frieze of gadroon-style ribs to the body. 69 grams, 10cm (4"). Very fine condition.

Property of a London gentleman; before that in the private collection of a Kensington collector; previously in the collection of Mrs Petra Schamelman, Breitenbach, Germany; acquired from the collection of Fernand Adda, formed in the 1920s; this lot has been checked against the Interpol Database of stolen works of art and is accompanied by AIAD certificate number no.10854-178324.

See The Corning Museum of Glass, accession numbers 58.1.35 and 67.1.21, for similar.