Small Eastern Imperial Roman Bottle

The piriform bottle is free blown cobalt blue glass with a tubular neck and flanged mouth. Intact, with a crystalline iridescent patina.

 

2nd - 3d Century AD

 

Height: 6.6 cm.     (2 5/8 in.)

Width: 4.4 cm.     (1 3/4 in.)

Ex: private Near Eastern collection of Mr. Z.H. (d. 2015), by descent from his father (d. 1955). Property of Antiquarium, Ltd., New York, acquired in New York from Mr. Z.H., March 1998.

 

(#gl2289rm)

 

Exhibited: 

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

 

 

 

Comparanda:

Sotheby’s; The Benzian Collection of Ancient & Islamic Glass (London, 07.07.1994) no.93, pp.60-61

 

Metropolitan Museum of Art  acc. no. 74.51.180

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