Lot 6741

Collection 21 Late Roman and Early Byzantine Glass Vessels, Eastern Mediterranean Region

Works of Art, Antiquities | O88kua | Online auction | 891 Lots

Post-auction sale

Post-auction sale

Description

Impressive collection of 21 antique glass bottles. Two square two-handled bottles of transparent glass. Height 11 cm each. Eight square single-handled bottles with funnel-shaped opening made of transparent glass. Height 11 - 12 cm. Square single-handled bottle with a trefoil mouth. Height 14 cm. Square single-handled bottle of brownish tinted glass with funnel-shaped opening. Height 12 cm. Hexagonal bottle with handle of brownish glass. Height 13,5 cm. Four hexagonal bottles of colourless glass, two with trefoil mouth, two with funnel-shaped opening. Height 12 - 14,5 cm. Two small hexagonal bottles with trefoil mouth made of black glass. Height 11 cm. Three large hexagonal bottles of transparent glass and each with a funnel-shaped mouth. Height 18 - 20 cm. Partly with slight traces of sintering. The bellies mould-blown. The sides usually with geometric motifs such as lattice fields or leaf vein motifs. All intact.
Exceptional, museum-quality ensemble.

Provenance: From the collection of the film producer and Oscar prize winner Arthur Cohn.

Condition: II Questions about the lot?

General Information

Our online auction "Works of Art, Antiquities" includes 893 lots. The auction starts on Monday, June 21, 2021 at 10:00 am (CET). The pre-sale view will take place from June 16 -19, 2021 from 11 am to 17 pm (CET).