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    Sale 2007

    Antiquities

    4 June 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 106

    AN EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN CORE-FORMED GLASS ALABASTRON

    CIRCA 5TH CENTURY B.C.

    Price Realised  

    AN EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN CORE-FORMED GLASS ALABASTRON
    CIRCA 5TH CENTURY B.C.
    Red-brown in color, the cylindrical body with rounded bottom, sloping shoulders, short cylindrical neck and horizontal disk rim, with applied white and yellow marvered threads wound spirally around the neck and body, tooled into a zigzag pattern on the body, a festoon pattern toward the base, with applied yellow on the rim, the twin red-brown vertical ring handles with long tails
    5 9/16 in. (14.1 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    with Joseph Stieglitz, Tel Aviv, 1968.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A NEW YORK FAMILY COLLECTION