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Seven Roman Glass Vessels, circa 3rd/5th Century A.D.

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Estimate:

800 - 1,200 GBP

Property from the Collection of the late Antonin and Christiane Besse

Seven Roman Glass Vessels, circa 3rd/5th Century A.D.

Seven Roman Glass Vessels, circa 3rd/5th Century A.D.

Estimate:

800 - 1,200 GBP

Lot sold:

5,670

GBP

Property from the Collection of the late Antonin and Christiane Besse

Seven Roman Glass Vessels

circa 3rd/5th Century A.D.


comprising a large pitcher with trefoil mouth and six goblets with stemmed pedestal feet.

Pitcher 24 cm., goblets 7.5 cm. and 11 cm.


(7)

One goblet repaired from many pieces and with some losses, one translucent and repaired where stem meets body, one almost opaque with a combination of incrustation and iridescence, one semi-translucent with area of iridescence on foot, one darker with iridescence on foot and below mouth. Footed beaker covered in iridescence on one side of body. Jug intact and iridescent overall.


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Antonin Besse (1927-2016) and Christiane Besse (1928-2021), Beirut and Paris, acquired in the late 1960s/early 1970s, probably from Asfar Bros., Hotel St George, Beirut