A Sidonian opaque light blue glass bottle
Lot 253*
A Sidonian opaque light blue glass bottle
£4,000 - 6,000
US$ 6,700 - 10,000
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A Sidonian opaque light blue glass bottle
Eastern Mediterranean, circa 1st Century AD
With cylindrical neck, the flared rim with in-folded lip, the hexagonal body blown into a tripartite mould, decorated with an architectural arcade containing birds or other winged creatures, with egg and dart pattern and vertical gadrooning below, 3¼ in (8cm) high

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  • Provenance:
    The Cyrus Collection. Property of Fay Safani, New York.
    Inherited from Edward Safani, acquired in the 1950s.
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