4 June 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 7,750
Estimate USD 5,000 - USD 7,000
AN EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN CORE-FORMED GLASS ALABASTRON
CIRCA 5TH CENTURY B.C.
Dark brown in color, the cylindrical body with a rounded bottom, sloping shoulders, a short cylindrical neck and horizontal disk rim, with applied yellow and turquoise marvered threads wound spirally and tooled into a zigzag pattern, with shallow vertical striations from the tooling, with applied yellow on the rim, the twin brown vertical ring handles with long tails
3¾ in. (9.5 cm.) high
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with Joseph Stieglitz, Tel Aviv, 1968.
PROPERTY FROM A NEW YORK FAMILY COLLECTION
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