4 June 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 4,750
Estimate USD 5,000 - USD 7,000
AN EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN CORE-FORMED GLASS AMPHORISKOS
CIRCA LATE 6TH-5TH CENTURY B.C.
Cobalt blue in color, the ovoid body with rounded shoulders, a cylindrical neck and inward-sloping rim, with applied opaque yellow and turquoise marvered threads wound spirally and tooled into a zigzag pattern, vertical striations from the tooling, with applied yellow and turquoise bands below, applied yellow on the rim and base-knob, and twin cobalt blue vertical handles
2 7/8 in. (7.3 cm.) high
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with Joseph Stieglitz, Tel Aviv, 1968.
PROPERTY FROM A NEW YORK FAMILY COLLECTION
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