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A Greek Pale Green Glass Skyphos Hellenistic Period, Circa Late 2nd-Early 1st Century B.C. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2010

The hemispherical body on tall ring foot, with lathe-cut concentric band on the underside, a single groove on the interior below the rim, the ring handles with horizontal upper and curved lower plates, the upper plates merging with the rim; 3 1/8 in. (8 cm.) high - Price Realized: £9,375

Provenance: American private collection, 1960s.

Notes: For a similar example cf. N. Kunina, Ancient Glass in the Hermitage Collection, 1997, p. 259, no. 57. The type imitates examples in gold, silver and bronze.

Christie's. Antiquities. 7 October 2010 . London, South Kensington