4 June 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 8,750
Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000
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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Acquired in the 1960s-1970s, likely in Israel.
PROPERTY FROM A NEW YORK FAMILY COLLECTION
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