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    Sale 2007

    Antiquities

    4 June 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 113

    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.
    Dark blue in color, the ovoid body with a cylindrical neck and inward-sloping rim, with an applied white marvered thread wound spirally and tooled into a feather pattern, vertical striations from the tooling, with applied white on the rim and base-knob, and twin blue vertical handles
    5 3/8 in. (13.7 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