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LOT 0659

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GBP (£) 100 - 140
EUR (€) 120 - 170
USD ($) 140 - 190

Bid History: 1   |   Current bid: £81

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Bid History: 1   |   Current bid: £81

Roman Glass Bell-Bodied Unguentarium

c.2nd century AD

A pale blue glass unguentarium with a waisted bell-shaped body, slender cylindrical neck with folded and flattened rim; iridescent surfaces. 36.5 grams, 14.5cm high (5 3/4"). Fine condition.

Provenance
With Ancient Art, London, N14, December 2012.
Private Australian collection.
Accompanied by a copy of the previous collector's cataloguing document.
Accompanied by an illustrated certificate of authenticity issued by Ancient Art.

Literature
Cf. Israeli, Y., The Wonders of Ancient Glass at the Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 1998, p.28, for similar.