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A fine Roman iridescent green/amber glass Amphoriskos, Late Imperial or Early Byzantine, ca. 3rd - 4th century CE
Regular price$3,750 USD
This object qualifies for free USA shipping and a flat rate fee of $60 if shipping internationally.
Free blow of translucent pale amber, the elongated piriform body on flaring foot with cylindrical neck and everted rounded rim, an applied ring around the neck with twin sea-green vertical handles applied at the shoulders and pulled up, and out, continuing down the body in undulating ribbons.
For a related example see: Christie's "Fine antiquities, Important antiquities from Capesthorne", London, lot 230, 18 October 2005, and a more elaborate example: https://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/256745
Condition: The vessel is intact and in very good condition overall.
Dimensions: Height: 6 1/4 inch ( 16 cm)
Provenance: From a Hollis, Queens, NY estate collection, then by descent. Old collection label attached to the bottom, "Amber glass vase - Roman 300 BC."
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