4 June 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 11,875
Estimate USD 5,000 - USD 7,000
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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Acquired in the 1960s-1970s, likely in Israel.
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