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    Sale 13850

    Ancient Glass from the Shlomo Moussaieff Collection

    6 July 2016, London, King Street

  • Lot 203

    AN EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN CORE-FORMED GLASS TREFOIL-LIPPED OINOCHOE

    CIRCA LATE 4TH-EARLY 3RD CENTURY B.C.

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    AN EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN CORE-FORMED GLASS TREFOIL-LIPPED OINOCHOE
    CIRCA LATE 4TH-EARLY 3RD CENTURY B.C.
    Cobalt blue, the ovoid body with rounded shoulder, slightly tapering cylindrical neck and a trefoil mouth, the body with opaque yellow and white marvered threads wound spirally around the lower body and shoulder and tooled into a zigzag pattern, yellow spiral trailing around the neck, a yellow trail on the mouth and exterior of the foot, strap handle applied at shoulder and rim

    4 ¾ in. (12.1 cm.) high


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    The above lot belongs to Grose Class II.A: Oinochoe Forms II; cf. Grose, 1989, p. 162, no. 149.

    Provenance

    Acquired prior to 1998.