6 December 2007,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 11,250
Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000
AN EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN CORE-FORMED GLASS ALABASTRON
CIRCA LATE 6TH-5TH CENTURY B.C.
Dark blue in color, the elongated oval body with a rounded bottom, tapering shoulders, a short cylindrical neck and a horizontal disk rim, with opaque white and yellow threads wound spirally on the shoulders and body, the threads tooled into a zigzag pattern on the body, with shallow vertical indentations from the tooling, an opaque yellow thread on the rim and twin cobalt blue vertical handles on the shoulders
4 5/8 in. (11.7 cm.) high
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Dr. and Mrs. Herbert Hidde, Massachusetts.
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