|Realisation Price||600.00 USD|
Goldberg Auctioneers / Fall Manuscript Auction (#101) - 18/11/2017 / Antiquities / Lot 367
Roman Judea, 3rd-4th Century AD, Wide-Mouthed Glass Jar with Trailed Thread Decoration Fashioned from blown, colorless glass, this twin-handled jar is characterized by a flattened ovoid body, short neck, and wide, funnel mouth with thick, rounded rim and folded flange beneath. Two thick, applied and folded handles appear at the sides, along with a neatly trailed, thin thread encircling the body. Jar with black iridescence, revealing vivid and intense areas of silvery blue, violet, deep lime, and bluish green. Well crafted. Ex Goldberg's Fairchild Family Trust Collection Coin Auction of May 28-30, 2001, lot 2829; Ex June 1986, Superior Galleries Sale of the bankrupt assets of the International Diamond Corporation. The ancient Roman glass was acquired thru Rafi Brown in the early 1980's.