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    Sale 2007

    Antiquities

    4 June 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 104

    AN EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN CORE-FORMED GLASS AMPHORISKOS

    CIRCA LATE 6TH-5TH CENTURY B.C.

    Price Realised  

    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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    Provenance

    with Joseph Stieglitz, Tel Aviv, 1968.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A NEW YORK FAMILY COLLECTION