4 June 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 3,750
Estimate USD 3,000 - USD 5,000
AN EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN CORE-FORMED GLASS AMPHORISKOS
CIRCA LATE 6TH-5TH CENTURY B.C.
Dark 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, with applied yellow on the rim, turquoise on the base-knob, and twin dark blue vertical handles
3 in. (7.6 cm) high
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with Joseph Stieglitz, Tel Aviv, 1968.
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