Lot 815

A Roman hexagonal bottle, 2nd - 4th century

Works of Art, Asiatica, Antiquities | A90kua | Live auction | 876 Lots

Hammer price € 1,200

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Description

An exquisite Roman hexagonal bottle made of light greenish glass. The vessel with a single applied handle extending from the top of the rim to the shoulder. The base with a stylised six-pointed blossom and letters pressed in through a moulded plate. Colourless, slightly greenish glass. The surface slightly iridescent. A large shard expertly glued in the area of the neck and mouth. Height 22 cm. Diameter 8.5 cm.

Provenance: From a Rhenish private collection.

Condition: II - Questions about the lot?

General Information

The auction starts on Monday, Nov. 22, 2021 at 10 am (CET). Lot no. 1 - 879. The pre-sale view will take place from 15 - 20 Nov. 2021 in our auction rooms at Bretonischer Ring 3 in 85630 Grasbrunn / Munich from 11 am to 5 pm (CET).