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    Sale 2007

    Antiquities

    4 June 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 110

    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.
    Cobalt blue in color, the cylindrical body with rounded bottom, rounded shoulders, short cylindrical neck and horizontal disk rim, with applied white, yellow and red marvered threads wound spirally and tooled into a zigzag pattern, with applied yellow and white marvered bands below, applied opaque red on the rim, the twin blue vertical handles with long tails
    4½ in. (11.4 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    with Joseph Stieglitz, Tel Aviv, 1968.


    Saleroom Notice

    Please note that the estimate for this lot is now $2,000-3,000.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A NEW YORK FAMILY COLLECTION