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Julio-Claudian Aubergine Marbled Blown Glass Bottle

 

 

A small Julio Claudian Roman blown aubergine and white marbled glass bottle. It has a spherical body, tubular neck and flanged mouth. Intact.

 

1st Century AD

 

Height: 6.5 cm.     (2 9/16 in.)

Ex: private Near Eastern collection of Mnsr. Z.H. (d. 2015), by descent from his father, by 1955. Property of Antiquarium, Ltd., New York, acquired in New York from Mnsr. Z.H., December 1998. ex: private Pennsylvania collection of Mr. V. Smith-Durham. Property of Antiquarium, Ltd., New York, reacquired from Mr. Smith-Durham May 2002.

 

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Exhibited: 

BRAFA Art Fair. (Brussels, 26 Jan- 2 Feb 2020) 

 

 

Published: 

Antiquarium Ltd.; Ancient Treasures II (New York, 2004) p.21

 

 

 

Comparanda:

Auth, Susan ; Ancient Glass at the Newark Museum (Newark, 1976) no.51, 52, 311

 

Von Saldern, Axel,et al; Gläser der Antike : Sammlung Erwin Oppenländer (Hamburg, 1974) nos.346, 352, 342, 345