Live Auction

The Fine Sale - May 18, 2023

Thu, May 18, 2023 11:00AM EDT
Lot 317

Group of Six Roman and Other Glass Vessels

Estimate: $600 - $800
Sold for

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$0 $25
$200 $50
$500 $100
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$30,000 $2,500
$100,000 $5,000


A Bottle with Thread Decoration, possibly Middle Eastern

An Iridescent Bowl, possibly Italian or North European

A Large Green Iridescent Unguentarium, possibly Eastern Mediterranean

A Miniature Unguentarium, possibly Middle Eastern

A Thread Decorated Jar, possibly Palestine

A Flask with Embedded Scales, possibly Near East

Illustrated in Rolf Winkes, Love for Antiquity, Selections from the Joukowsky Collection, Brown University, 1985, pg. 118 - 125, cat. #99, 101, 103, 105, 106, and 113.

Property from The Joukowsky Collection


The bottle with thread decoration is in good overall condition with very little wear and minor staining. The iridescent bowl has an encrusted surface with losses to the iridescent surface. The large and small unguentariums have surface scratches and a few hairline cracks which may only be on the surface. The thread decorated jar is in good condition with expected wear to the iridescent surface and a few nicks along the handles. The flask with scales has surface wear.

Not withstanding this report or any discussion concerning condition of a lot, all lots are offered and sold "as is" in accordance with our conditions of sale.

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