Two Roman glass vessels with Sotheby's catalogue
Lot 246
Two Roman glass vessels 2
Sold for £400 (US$ 672) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
Two Roman glass vessels
Circa 2nd-4th Century A.D.
A green glass candlestick unguentarium, of typical form with disc rim, 6½in (16.5cm) high; and a large green glass flask, with ground rim, the cylindrical neck slightly constricted towards the shoulder, with spherical body, 8½in (21.5cm) high (2)


  • Provenance:
    UK private collection, given as a gift to the present owner.
    Acquired Sotheby's London, April 1978, lots 78 and 105. The unguentarium previously property of Sir Brian Young.
  1. Claudio Corsi
    Specialist - Antiquities
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