A collection of 21 Late Roman and Early Byzantine Glass Vessels, Eastern Mediterranean Region
Works of Art, Asiatica, Antiquities | A90kua | Live auction | 380 Lots
DescriptionImpressive 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?