4 June 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 6,875
Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000
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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with Joseph Stieglitz, Tel Aviv, 1968.
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