3 June 2009,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 13,750
Estimate USD 3,000 - USD 5,000
AN EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN CORE-FORMED GLASS ALABASTRON
CIRCA 6TH-5TH CENTURY B.C.
Opaque white in color, the cylindrical body with a rounded bottom, short cylindrical neck and horizontal disk rim, with an aubergine marvered thread wound spirally and tooled into a zigzag pattern, an applied aubergine thread along the edge of the rim and wound spirally low on the body, the twin white vertical ring handles with knobbed tails
4 5/8 in. (11.7 cm.) high
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Acquired by the current owner's family between 1981 and 2000.
PROPERTY FROM AN AMERICAN PRIVATE COLLECTION
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