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Auction Closes At: 12:34:00 12/15/2021
Time Remaining: Closed
Lot# & Name: 559. Roman Glass Lotus Bud Beaker
Estimate: $5,000-$7,500
Current High Bid: $3,250.00
Auction Closed(Final Price) $3,250.00

Category: Antiquities
Sub Category: Ancient Glass - Unspecified
Culture or Country: Eastern Mediterranean.
Period: Roman Imperial period, ca. 1st century A.D.
Size: 5H. x 2-1/2D.

Description: An elegant, translucent, pale blue-green glass lotus bud beaker with a mold-blown body presenting four rows of raised lotus buds interspersed with round bosses, an overall upward gently flaring profile, a base with concentric circles in relief, and a round rim with a fine wheel-cut line below. During the 1st century A.D. lotus bud beakers were extremely popular and were created by using a series of different molds. This particular style, featuring ample lotus buds interspersed with bosses was created by using one of the most elaborate molds. Light earthen deposits as well as faintly silvery and rainbow iridescence throughout. Normal surface wear commensurate with age and weathering. Base of vessel reattached with a stable hair line half way up one side, otherwise intact. Custom lucite base. A rare and beautiful example.
Provenance: NYC collection, ex. Fortuna Fine Arts, NYC.
Shipping Fee:
National: $25.00
International: $100.00 (This is approximate and for Postal Service. Prices may vary, especially for private carriers such as: FEDEX, UPS and BAX).

Roman Glass Lotus Bud Beaker

BIDDER BID QTY Original Bid Time
1. Nabucco54 $3,250.00 1 12/15/2021 12:28:19 PM
2. ajax $3,000.00 1 12/15/2021 12:25:26 PM
3. Jujinagi $3,000.00(losing tie) 1 12/15/2021 12:26:25 PM
4. Jujinagi $2,800.00 1 12/15/2021 12:26:19 PM
5. Jujinagi $2,600.00 1 12/15/2021 12:18:47 PM

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