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Sale 82

The Fall Manuscript, Collectibles, Stamp and Space Memorabilia Auction


Ancient Glass
 
 
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Lot 1434
Roman. Large Glass Decanter, ca. 1st - 2nd Century AD. Translucent large green decanter with a piriform body, tubular neck and folded rim; showcases a lovely spiral design on body. Some minor fissure cracks and chip on rim, hardly worth mentioning. Large decanters of this size are highly desirable. Height: 10 ¼".

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Estimated Value $600 - 700.
Maple Drive Collection, 1983 - 1989.

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$1,353
Lot 1435
Roman. Rare Amber Unguentarium, ca. 1st Century AD. An attractive marbled glass unguentarium, with a small mouth, and long slender neck leading to a globular body with swirling opaque white marble bands. We note expert repairs all original pieces present. Height: 4".

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Estimated Value $500 - 600.
Ex German private collection; Royal Athena Galleries, New York, acquired in 1989.

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Lot 1436
Roman. Pale Blue Glass Flask, 1st-2nd Century AD. A bulbus body, flattened body, cylindrical neck with flat flaring rim. It is pale blue with a slight iridescence on the body and bit of white iridescence on rim. Completely intact and free of repairs. Height: 6".

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Estimated Value $350 - 400.
Hendershott Collection.

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$209
Lot 1437
Roman. Glass Vial, ca. 1st Century AD. A bell bottomed, tubular neck, and funnel mouthed vessel; fine flaky, silvery polychrome iridescence covering light green glass. Perfect condition. Height: 4 ½".

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Estimated Value $250 - 300.
Maple Drive Collection, 1983 - 1989.

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$148
Lot 1438
Roman. Glass Pitcher, ca. 2nd-3rd century AD. Glass pitcher with folded trefoil lip and attached handle; translucent green with some iridescence. Height: 5 inches. Superb condition.

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Estimated Value $600 - 800.
Maple Drive Collection, 1983 - 1989.

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$480
Lot 1439
Roman. Glass Pitcher, ca. 2nd to 3rd Century AD. Small glass pitcher with a single handle, bulbous body, short neck. Translucent greenish blue with fine polychrome iridescence, flat flared rim. Superb condition. Height: 3 ".

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Estimated Value $350 - 400.
Maple Drive Collection, 1983 - 1989.

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$258
Lot 1440
Roman. Double Handled Pilgrim Flask, ca. 2nd- 3rd Century AD. Pale green double handled vessel with a flattened oval body and flared funnel mouth. Mounted on customer stand. Some restoration to the lip of vessel. Height: 5"; Length: ¾".

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Estimated Value $300 - 400.
Maple Drive Collection, 1983 - 1989.

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$185
Lot 1441
Roman. Glass Unguentarium, ca. 2nd-3rd century AD. Pale green with a bell body, tubular neck slightly constricted at body, flat flared rim. Superb condition. Height: 4 ¾".

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Estimated Value $150 - 200.
Maple Drive Collection, 1983 - 1989.

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$148
Lot 1442
Roman. Glass Unguentarium, Late 2nd - Early 3rd Century AD. Translucent blue unguentarium with bulbous body with flattened body, cylindrical neck and flat flaring rim; fine silver polychrome iridescence with some dirt deposits still remaining. Superb condition. Height: 3 ½".

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Estimated Value $300 - 350.
Maple Drive Collection, 1983 - 1989.

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$216
Lot 1443
Roman. Glass Unguentarium with Bell Bottom, Late 2nd Century to Early 3rd Century AD. Pale green glass unguentarium with silver blue iridescence; bell shaped body, tubular neck with slight constriction at bottom, flared rim folded over top. Superb Condition. Height: 5½".

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Estimated Value $250 - 300.
Maple Drive Collection, 1983 - 1989.

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$148
Lot 1444
Roman. Glass Bowl, ca. 3rd Century AD. A greenish translucent bowl with a fine polychrome iridescence; ribbed design with short footed base. Diameter: 6 ½"; Height: 2 ½".

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Estimated Value $1,000 - 1,300.
Maple Drive Collection, 1983 - 1989.

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$830
Lot 1445
Roman. Intact Purple Glass Vessel, ca. 3rd - 5th Century AD. A wide funnel mouthed bottle with short pinched neck with a cylidrical body. It has a beautifully vivid rainbow coloring with a fair amount of opalized iridescence. Completely intact and free of repairs. Height: 5¼".

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Estimated Value $750 - 1,000.
Ex Los Angeles private collection, acquired in 1978.

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$960
Lot 1446
Roman. Intact Clear Pale Green Glass Flask, ca. 3rd Century AD. Glass flask with ribbed pattern, the body is pear-shaped with slightly concave base, the neck tubular and mouth flared with rim rolled outward. Intact with light deposits. Height: 5 ¾".

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Estimated Value $700 - 900.
Ex estate of Hope N. Efron, acquired in the 1960's.

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$830
Lot 1447
Roman. White Glass Unguentarium, ca. 3rd - 4th century AD. White unguentarium with a bell bottom, tubular neck pinched at body, and a flat flaring rim. Completely intact with a beautiful silver white opalized iridescence. Superb Condition. Height: 6 ¾".

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Estimated Value $500 - 600.
Maple Drive Collection, 1983 - 1989.

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$295
Lot 1448
Roman. Green Glass Amphora, ca. 200-300 AD. This beautiful miniaturized glass version of an amphora has a reverse conical base that terminates at a knob, twin strap handles, a cylindrical neck that comes to a wide funnel mouth. It is embellished with a single applied trailing near the rim. This vessel exhibits a dark shade of green with a fine even iridescence. We note fine crack fissures expertly restored and only visible with the aid of a black light. All pieces are original. Height: 8 ½"; Length: 3".

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Estimated Value $400 - 500.
Ex Alexander the Great, Hendershott Musuem Catalog, June 2005, Lot 109.

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$646
Lot 1449
Roman. Glass Flask, ca. 3rd century AD. Funnel mouthed bulbous body, flaring lip. Translucent pale green with some silvery iridescence. Height: 4 ½".

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Estimated Value $350 - 450.
Maple Drive Collection, 1983 - 1989.

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$221
Lot 1450
Roman. Glass Beaker, ca. 3rd century AD. Pale turquoise wide mouth glass cup with indented bottom. Superb condition. Height: 3"; Diameter: 3".

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Estimated Value $300 - 350.
Maple Drive Collection, 1983 - 1989.

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$221
Lot 1451
Roman. Two Double Balsamarium, ca. 3rd - 4th Century AD. Two double unguentarium. The first is pale green glass shaped into two tubular phials, set side-by-side, with fine horizontal trailings and vertical decoration on handles; completely intact. Height: 4 ½". The second one is similar in shape and style with the horizontal trailing and decorated handles, this one has incredible iridescence; one minor repair. Mounted on custom stand. Height: 3 ¾".

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Estimated Value $250-UP.
Maple Drive Collection, 1983 - 1989.

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$394
Lot 1452
Roman. Green Glass Double Balsamarium, ca. 4th Century AD. Two light green tubular phials, set side-by-side, flared slightly at lips, with two handles. Mounted on custom stand. Completely intact and in superb condition. Height: 4 ½"; Lenth: 1 ½".

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Estimated Value $500 - 600.
Maple Drive Collection, 1983 - 1989.

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$246
Lot 1453
Roman. Lot of Three Repaired Roman Glass Vessels. The first is a 1st century AD bell bottomed, tubular neck, and funnel mouthed vessel. Its coloring is a silvery polychrome iridescence covering light green glass. It has a couple fissure cracks and one small missing piece in body. Height: 4 ½". The second piece is a unique 3rd century AD light blue glass funnel with polychrome iridescence focused more in the light blues and greens. It still has soil deposits in the tubular funnel part. Repair to lip of vessel and there is a tiny hole in body, unrelated to the lip repair. Height: 3 ¾"; Diameter: 2 ¾. The third piece is an unguentarium from the ca. 3rd or 4th century AD with a bell bottom, tubular neck pinched at body, and a flat flaring rim. It is a beautiful silver white opalized iridescence and has been repaired on the neck. Height: 6 ½.

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Estimated Value $400 - 500.
Maple Drive Collection, 1983 - 1989.

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$258
Lot 1454
Near Eastern. Two Islamic Glass Flasks, ca. 5th - 8th Century AD. The first has a flattened oval body and tiny neck, entirely covered with a lovely silver-blue iridescence. Intact, Height: 1 ¾". The second is a mold green glass with horizontal indentations and a cylindrical neck, having substantial iridescence. Neck and been broken and repaired. Height: 4".

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Estimated Value $250-UP.
Maple Drive Collection, 1983 - 1989.

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Lot 1455
Near Eastern. Islamic Blue - Green Glass Hexagonal Vessel, ca. 8th -11th Century AD. A beautiful vessel with the body divided in sections with thick raised molding, small disk foot, tall flared rim with vertical flat facets and a single applied handle with knob near the top. Deep blue-green color glass, quite thick, with a frosty multi-colored iridescence. Height: 5 ¼".

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Estimated Value $500 - 750.
Ex South Yorkshire, England private collection, acquired in the 1970's.

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$369






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