Antiquities

Christie's
26 April 2006, London, King Street

Date of the auction: 26.04.2006

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A ROMAN AUBERGINE GLASS AMPHORISKOS

A ROMAN AUBERGINE GLASS AMPHORISKOS
CIRCA 1ST CENTURY A.D.
A ROMAN AUBERGINE GLASS AMPHORISKOS CIRCA 1ST CENTURY A.D. Mould-blown, the cylindrical neck with everted rim, twin trailed green glass handles attached to neck and shoulder, the ovoid body decorated with a central frieze of vine tendrils

Lot #: 101

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 26 Apr 2006

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A ROMAN PALE AUBERGINE GLASS AMPHORISKOS

A ROMAN PALE AUBERGINE GLASS AMPHORISKOS
CIRCA 1ST CENTURY A.D.
A ROMAN PALE AUBERGINE GLASS AMPHORISKOS CIRCA 1ST CENTURY A.D. Mould-blown, the cylindrical neck with everted rim, twin applied pale green glass handles, the body decorated with a central frieze of vine tendrils with fluting above and

Lot #: 102

Estimate: £500 - £700

Date: 26 Apr 2006

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A ROMAN AUBERGINE GLASS AMPHORISKOS

A ROMAN AUBERGINE GLASS AMPHORISKOS
CIRCA 1ST CENTURY A.D.
A ROMAN AUBERGINE GLASS AMPHORISKOS CIRCA 1ST CENTURY A.D. Mould-blown, the cylindrical neck with everted rim, twin applied green glass handles, the ovoid body decorated with a central frieze of vine tendrils with fluting above and below 2¾

Lot #: 103

Estimate: £500 - £700

Date: 26 Apr 2006

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A ROMAN 'MARBLED' AMBER GLASS FLASK

A ROMAN 'MARBLED' AMBER GLASS FLASK
CIRCA 1ST CENTURY A.D.
A ROMAN 'MARBLED' AMBER GLASS FLASK CIRCA 1ST CENTURY A.D. The squat body and tall cylindrical neck with swirling opaque white 'marbled' bands, repair at rim 3¼ in. (8.2 cm.) high

Lot #: 105

Estimate: £1,200 - £1,800

Date: 26 Apr 2006

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A 'SIDONIAN' OPAQUE WHITE GLASS MEDUSA HEAD FLASK

A 'SIDONIAN' OPAQUE WHITE GLASS MEDUSA HEAD FLASK
1ST-2ND CENTURY A.D.
A 'SIDONIAN' OPAQUE WHITE GLASS MEDUSA HEAD FLASK 1ST-2ND CENTURY A.D. Mould-blown, the tall cylindrical neck with everted rim and inward-folded lip, each side with the relief head of Medusa, face framed by snaking locks of hair

Lot #: 106

Estimate: £1,800 - £2,200

Date: 26 Apr 2006

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A ROMAN BLUE GLASS RIBBED BOWL

A ROMAN BLUE GLASS RIBBED BOWL
CIRCA 1ST CENTURY B.C./A.D.
A ROMAN BLUE GLASS RIBBED BOWL CIRCA 1ST CENTURY B.C./A.D. The exterior moulded with numerous fine ribs, the interior with two wheel-cut circles on base, 5 in. (12.7 cm.) diam.; a streaked aubergine glass beaker, with flaring sides

Lot #: 107

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 26 Apr 2006

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A ROMAN BLUE GLASS RIBBED BOWL

A ROMAN BLUE GLASS RIBBED BOWL
CIRCA 1ST CENTURY B.C./A.D.
A ROMAN BLUE GLASS RIBBED BOWL CIRCA 1ST CENTURY B.C./A.D. The vessel with 27 vertical ribs around the exterior, the interior with faint wheel-cut bands at the base 6½ in. (16.5 cm.) diam

Lot #: 108

Estimate: £1,200 - £1,800

Date: 26 Apr 2006

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A ROMAN BLUE GLASS BEAKER

A ROMAN BLUE GLASS BEAKER
CIRCA 1ST CENTURY A.D.
A ROMAN BLUE GLASS BEAKER CIRCA 1ST CENTURY A.D. With slightly carinated body and narrow everted rim; a blue glass bowl with ribbing around the lower body, circa 1st Century A.D., both 2½ in. (6.5 cm.) high; another blue glass bowl on small raised

Lot #: 110

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 26 Apr 2006

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A LARGE ROMAN AMBER GLASS FLASK

A LARGE ROMAN AMBER GLASS FLASK
CIRCA 3RD-4TH CENTURY A.D.
A LARGE ROMAN AMBER GLASS FLASK CIRCA 3RD-4TH CENTURY A.D. The spherical body with indented base, tall cylindrical neck flaring to a vertical collared rim 9¼ in. (23.5 cm.) high

Lot #: 111

Estimate: £1,200 - £1,800

Date: 26 Apr 2006

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A ROMAN AUBERGINE GLASS JUGLET

A ROMAN AUBERGINE GLASS JUGLET
CIRCA 2ND-3RD CENTURY A.D.
A ROMAN AUBERGINE GLASS JUGLET CIRCA 2ND-3RD CENTURY A.D. The spherical body with tall cylindrical neck and everted, inward-folded rim, applied strap handle, iridescence; and an iridescent glass jar with spherical body and wide everted rim

Lot #: 112

Estimate: £600 - £900

Date: 26 Apr 2006

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A ROMAN AUBERGINE GLASS FLASK

A ROMAN AUBERGINE GLASS FLASK
CIRCA 1ST CENTURY A.D.
A ROMAN AUBERGINE GLASS FLASK CIRCA 1ST CENTURY A.D. The spherical body with tall tapering neck and everted rim, the body wound with a white spiral trail, traces remaining, rim repaired; an aubergine glass jar, the spherical body with short neck

Lot #: 113

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 26 Apr 2006

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A ROMAN GREEN GLASS JAR

A ROMAN GREEN GLASS JAR
CIRCA 3RD-4TH CENTURY A.D.
A ROMAN GREEN GLASS JAR CIRCA 3RD-4TH CENTURY A.D. The rounded body with applied zigzag trail between the shoulder and everted rim, iridescent 2¾ in. (7 cm.) high

Lot #: 114

Estimate: £600 - £900

Date: 26 Apr 2006

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A ROMAN GREEN GLASS JAR

A ROMAN GREEN GLASS JAR
CIRCA 5TH-6TH CENTURY A.D.
A ROMAN GREEN GLASS JAR CIRCA 5TH-6TH CENTURY A.D. The ovoid body with flaring neck, collared everted rim, with 18 separately applied trails, on flaring foot, repaired 5 in. (13 cm.) high

Lot #: 115

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 26 Apr 2006

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A ROMAN PALE AUBERGINE GLASS JAR

A ROMAN PALE AUBERGINE GLASS JAR
3RD-4TH CENTURY A.D.
A ROMAN PALE AUBERGINE GLASS JAR 3RD-4TH CENTURY A.D. The rounded body with applied green glass zigzag trail between shoulder and everted rim 3 in. (7.6 cm.) high

Lot #: 116

Estimate: £600 - £900

Date: 26 Apr 2006

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A ROMAN PALE GREEN GLASS SPRINKLER FLASK

A ROMAN PALE GREEN GLASS SPRINKLER FLASK
CIRCA 3RD-4TH CENTURY A.D.
A ROMAN PALE GREEN GLASS SPRINKLER FLASK CIRCA 3RD-4TH CENTURY A.D. The upper body decorated with a frieze of lozenge pattern with a horizontal band above and below, the constricted neck with wide everted rim, on ring foot, rim

Lot #: 117

Estimate: £600 - £900

Date: 26 Apr 2006

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A ROMAN GREEN GLASS FLASK

A ROMAN GREEN GLASS FLASK
CIRCA 3RD-4TH CENTURY A.D.
A ROMAN GREEN GLASS FLASK CIRCA 3RD-4TH CENTURY A.D. The conical body with rounded shoulders, flaring inward-folded rim, 6 in. (15 cm.) high; a pale blue glass aryballos, the spherical body with short cylindrical neck with folded rim, handles

Lot #: 118

Estimate: £700 - £1,000

Date: 26 Apr 2006

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A ROMAN PALE BLUE GLASS JAR

A ROMAN PALE BLUE GLASS JAR
CIRCA 4TH CENTURY A.D.
A ROMAN PALE BLUE GLASS JAR CIRCA 4TH CENTURY A.D. The rounded body with applied zigzag trail between shoulder and everted rim, 3 in. (7.6 cm.) high; a small blue glass twin-handled juglet, with everted rim, the cylindrical neck with applied trail

Lot #: 119

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 26 Apr 2006

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A ROMAN IRIDESCENT GLASS JUGLET

A ROMAN IRIDESCENT GLASS JUGLET
CIRCA 4TH-5TH CENTURY A.D.
A ROMAN IRIDESCENT GLASS JUGLET CIRCA 4TH-5TH CENTURY A.D. The cylindrical body decorated with vertical ribbing, trailed handle applied at shoulder and rim, silver iridescence, 4¼ in. (11 cm.) high; an iridescent glass jar with wide flaring

Lot #: 120

Estimate: £1,200 - £1,800

Date: 26 Apr 2006

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A ROMAN IRIDESCENT GLASS BELL-SHAPED FLASK

A ROMAN IRIDESCENT GLASS BELL-SHAPED FLASK
CIRCA 4TH CENTURY A.D., OR EARLIER
A ROMAN IRIDESCENT GLASS BELL-SHAPED FLASK CIRCA 4TH CENTURY A.D., OR EARLIER The bell-shaped body wound with spiral trail which extends over the base of the vessel, twin looped handles on shoulder, remains of applied

Lot #: 121

Estimate: £700 - £1,000

Date: 26 Apr 2006

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A ROMAN IRIDESCENT GLASS JUG

A ROMAN IRIDESCENT GLASS JUG
CIRCA 4TH CENTURY A.D.
A ROMAN IRIDESCENT GLASS JUG CIRCA 4TH CENTURY A.D. The piriform body on ring foot, applied trail around neck, lower body with pinched ribs, strap handle applied at rim and shoulder; and a similar glass flask with aubergine streaks, the spherical

Lot #: 122

Estimate: £700 - £1,000

Date: 26 Apr 2006

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A LARGE ROMAN TREFOIL-LIPPED IRIDESCENT GREEN GLASS JUG

A LARGE ROMAN TREFOIL-LIPPED IRIDESCENT GREEN GLASS JUG
CIRCA 4TH-5TH CENTURY A.D.
A LARGE ROMAN TREFOIL-LIPPED IRIDESCENT GREEN GLASS JUG CIRCA 4TH-5TH CENTURY A.D. The neck with single applied trail and a fine spiral thread wound below the trefoil inward-folded lip, broad ridged strap handle

Lot #: 123

Estimate: £4,500 - £5,500

Date: 26 Apr 2006

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A ROMAN GREEN GLASS TWIN-HANDLED JAR

A ROMAN GREEN GLASS TWIN-HANDLED JAR
CIRCA 4TH-5TH CENTURY A.D.
A ROMAN GREEN GLASS TWIN-HANDLED JAR CIRCA 4TH-5TH CENTURY A.D. The wide funnel neck wound with a fine spiral thread, with twin applied trailed handles, silver iridescence, 6¼ in. (16 cm.) high; and two Roman pale green glass

Lot #: 124

Estimate: £2,500 - £3,500

Date: 26 Apr 2006

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A ROMAN YELLOW-GREEN GLASS TWIN-HANDLED FLASK

A ROMAN YELLOW-GREEN GLASS TWIN-HANDLED FLASK
CIRCA 4TH CENTURY A.D.
A ROMAN YELLOW-GREEN GLASS TWIN-HANDLED FLASK CIRCA 4TH CENTURY A.D. The globular body on flaring foot, cylindrical neck with everted inward-folded rim, a single dark blue trailed collar around neck, with twin applied trailed dark

Lot #: 125

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 26 Apr 2006

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A PARTHIAN HEAVY GREEN GLASS SPRINKLER JUG

A PARTHIAN HEAVY GREEN GLASS SPRINKLER JUG
CIRCA 1ST-3RD CENTURY A.D.
A PARTHIAN HEAVY GREEN GLASS SPRINKLER JUG CIRCA 1ST-3RD CENTURY A.D. The body with diagonal ribbing, the constricted neck with pinched lip and applied handle, speckled cream iridescence, 7 in. (18 cm.) high; an olive green thick

Lot #: 126

Estimate: £800 - £1,200

Date: 26 Apr 2006

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A ROMAN GREEN GLASS BOWL WITH VERTICAL HANDLE

A ROMAN GREEN GLASS BOWL WITH VERTICAL HANDLE
CIRCA 1ST-2ND CENTURY A.D.
A ROMAN GREEN GLASS BOWL WITH VERTICAL HANDLE CIRCA 1ST-2ND CENTURY A.D. The vertical handle rising out of the centre of the vessel, with leaf-shaped terminal, 3¾ in. (9.5 cm.) high; a heavy dark green glass unguentarium, with

Lot #: 128

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 26 Apr 2006

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AN EARLY ISLAMIC AUBERGINE GLASS JAR

AN EARLY ISLAMIC AUBERGINE GLASS JAR
CIRCA 7TH-8TH CENTURY A.D.
AN EARLY ISLAMIC AUBERGINE GLASS JAR CIRCA 7TH-8TH CENTURY A.D. The rounded body decorated with irregular shaped trails, with everted rim and pad base; and another early Islamic aubergine miniature glass jar, the rounded body decorated

Lot #: 130

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 26 Apr 2006

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AN EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN CORE-FORMED GLASS AMPHORISKOS

AN EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN CORE-FORMED GLASS AMPHORISKOS
CIRCA 6TH-4TH CENTURY B.C.
AN EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN CORE-FORMED GLASS AMPHORISKOS CIRCA 6TH-4TH CENTURY B.C. The dark brown body wound with opaque yellow and turquoise marvered zigzags and yellow spiral bands, the everted rim edged with a yellow

Lot #: 132

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,500

Date: 26 Apr 2006

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A HELLENISTIC CORE-FORMED GLASS ALABASTRON

A HELLENISTIC CORE-FORMED GLASS ALABASTRON
CIRCA 4TH-3RD CENTURY B.C.
A HELLENISTIC CORE-FORMED GLASS ALABASTRON CIRCA 4TH-3RD CENTURY B.C. The dark blue body decorated with marvered bands of yellow and white zigzags, with yellow trail around the everted rim, with twin small lug handles; and a

Lot #: 133

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 26 Apr 2006

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A ROMAN GREEN GLASS CONICAL BEAKER OR LAMP

A ROMAN GREEN GLASS CONICAL BEAKER OR LAMP
4TH-5TH CENTURY A.D.
A ROMAN GREEN GLASS CONICAL BEAKER OR LAMP 4TH-5TH CENTURY A.D. The body with a band of 11 applied blue glass blobs, 7 in. (18 cm.) high; a green glass sprinkler flask with fine diagonal ribbing on the body, circa 3rd-4th Century A.D

Lot #: 135

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 26 Apr 2006

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A LARGE HELLENISTIC CORE-FORMED GLASS AMPHORISKOS

A LARGE HELLENISTIC CORE-FORMED GLASS AMPHORISKOS
CIRCA 1ST CENTURY B.C.
A LARGE HELLENISTIC CORE-FORMED GLASS AMPHORISKOS CIRCA 1ST CENTURY B.C. The dark blue-green body with opaque blue and white marvered decoration, comprising two spiral trails extending down the neck from the rim, tooled into a

Lot #: 136

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 26 Apr 2006