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    Sale 2007

    Antiquities

    4 June 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 112

    AN EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN CORE-FORMED GLASS AMPHORISKOS

    CIRCA 2ND-MID 1ST CENTURY B.C.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    AN EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN CORE-FORMED GLASS AMPHORISKOS
    CIRCA 2ND-MID 1ST CENTURY B.C.
    Black in color, the ovoid body with a long cylindrical neck and inward-sloping rim, with applied white and yellow marvered threads wound spirally, tooled into a festoon pattern on the neck and a feather pattern on the body, with applied yellow on the rim, a pad base and twin yellow-green S-shaped handles
    4½ in. (11.4 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Acquired in the 1960s-1970s, likely in Israel.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A NEW YORK FAMILY COLLECTION