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Lot 0243
Mediterranean; c. 6th- 9th century
A short green mold blown bottle with panels of raised dots, an unusual spindle/spool shaped bottle with ribbed tall foot and neck, and lastly, a green glass measuring cup with large applied handle.


greatest height: 3" (7.6 cm)

Provenance: The John J. Slocum Collection
Mr. Slocum (1914-1997) collected most of his antiquities while serving as US cultural attache to Egypt in the 1960s. Later, he served as Assistant to the Director of The Smithsonian, was appointed by President Reagan to the Presidential Cultural Property Advisory Committee, and was a Trustee Emeritus of the Archaeological Institute of America. He was a well-respected scholar/collector, whose medieval crusader coins were sold in a single-owner sale at Sotheby's, London in 1997.


Tallest appears almost black, but is actually clear with much encrustation. All three are intact.

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A Group of 3 Islamic Glass Vessels

Estimate $200 - $600Oct 15, 2017
Providence, RI, USA