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LOT 0122

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GBP (£) 1,200 - 1,700
EUR (€) 1,410 - 2,000
USD ($) 1,600 - 2,260

Price
£1,170 (EUR 1,376; USD 1,558) (+bp*)

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Byzantine Golden Iridescent Glass Flask

6th-8th century AD

A gold-green coloured glass bottle with globular body, cylindrical stepped shoulder and slender cylindrical neck decorated with a panel of slender trails, moulded curves in the body, shallow pontil; iridescent surfaces. 77 grams, 17.5cm (7"). Fine condition, repaired.

Provenance
Ex JL collection, Surrey, UK; formerly from a deceased gentleman, London/Israel collection, 1970-1999.