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Roman Glass Quatrefoil Balsamarium Vessel

Auction:
2678B
Lot:
1
Sold for:
$330$275

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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 2678B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 12, 2013 11:00AM

Description:

Roman Glass Quatrefoil Balsamarium Vessel, probably 2nd century, conjoined, tapered tube form with flared mouth, pale green with iridescence to surface, with thin raised bands of glass molded around the middle and a meandering decorative handle above, lg. 4 7/8 in.
Estimate $600-800

the original handle might have been longer, minor chips to decorative bands


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

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longer, minor chips

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