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Auction archive: Lot number 151

A ROMAN TRANSLUCENT PALE GREEN GLASS 'HARVEST' BEAKER

Antiquities
26 Apr 2006
Estimate
£30,000 - £40,000
ca. US$52,998 - US$70,664
Price realised:
£36,000
ca. US$63,598
Auction archive: Lot number 151

A ROMAN TRANSLUCENT PALE GREEN GLASS 'HARVEST' BEAKER

Antiquities
26 Apr 2006
Estimate
£30,000 - £40,000
ca. US$52,998 - US$70,664
Price realised:
£36,000
ca. US$63,598
Beschreibung:

A ROMAN TRANSLUCENT PALE GREEN GLASS 'HARVEST' BEAKER
SECOND HALF OF 1ST CENTURY A.D.
A ROMAN TRANSLUCENT PALE GREEN GLASS 'HARVEST' BEAKER SECOND HALF OF 1ST CENTURY A.D. Of elegantly waisted form, decorated in relief in two friezes, the upper frieze with encircling garland of alternating pairs of ears of barley and pomegranates (four pairs of each), the lower frieze with scrolling tendrils of three grape bunches alternating with three heart-shaped vine leaves, two horizontal ribs around the beaker below the ground-down rim and waist, mould-blown with two concave wall sections and a circular base with small central relief circle, slight iridescence 3½ in. (8.9 cm.) high; 2½ in. (6.3 cm.) rim diam.

Auction archive: Lot number 151
Auction:
Datum:
26 Apr 2006
Auction house:
Christie's
26 April 2006, London, King Street
Beschreibung:

A ROMAN TRANSLUCENT PALE GREEN GLASS 'HARVEST' BEAKER
SECOND HALF OF 1ST CENTURY A.D.
A ROMAN TRANSLUCENT PALE GREEN GLASS 'HARVEST' BEAKER SECOND HALF OF 1ST CENTURY A.D. Of elegantly waisted form, decorated in relief in two friezes, the upper frieze with encircling garland of alternating pairs of ears of barley and pomegranates (four pairs of each), the lower frieze with scrolling tendrils of three grape bunches alternating with three heart-shaped vine leaves, two horizontal ribs around the beaker below the ground-down rim and waist, mould-blown with two concave wall sections and a circular base with small central relief circle, slight iridescence 3½ in. (8.9 cm.) high; 2½ in. (6.3 cm.) rim diam.

Auction archive: Lot number 151
Auction:
Datum:
26 Apr 2006
Auction house:
Christie's
26 April 2006, London, King Street
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