7 x small glass vessels, 1 x glass bracelet, 3 x books, a repaired Roman glass ewer, and an Islamic repaired vessel (12)
Lot 312*
Eight Roman glass vessels an Islamic glass beaker and bracelet, and three glass related reference books; 13
Sold for £720 (US$ 1,130) inc. premium

Lot Details
Eight Roman glass vessels
Circa 1st-5th Century A.D.
Including a bowl with collar rim; an unguentarium with tall neck; an olive green jug with dark trail decoration; a small flask with funnel neck; a trefoil-lipped jug; and three miniature bottles; 2in-8¾in (4.7cm-22cm) high, some damaged and repaired; an Islamic glass beaker and bracelet, the beaker with kufic script beneath the rim, repaired and restored with parts not belonging, 5¼in (13.5cm) high, the bangle 85mm; and three glass related reference books; The British Museum Guide to Greek and Roman life, London 1929; Poul Fossing, Glass Vessels before Glass-Blowing, Copenhagen 1940; W.B. Honey, Glass, a handbook and a guide to the museum collection, Victoria and Albert Museum, London 1946 (13)

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Private Tel Aviv collection, acquired by the father of the present owner between 1929 and 1947. Accompanied by a copy of an Israeli export licence.
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