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    Sale 2007

    Antiquities

    4 June 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 105

    AN EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN CORE-FORMED GLASS OINOCHOE

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

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    AN EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN CORE-FORMED GLASS OINOCHOE
    CIRCA LATE 6TH-5TH CENTURY B.C.
    Cobalt blue in color, the ovoid body with rounded shoulders, a cylindrical neck and trefoil mouth, with applied yellow and turquoise marvered threads wound spirally and tooled into a zigzag pattern, with applied yellow and turquoise bands below, applied turquoise on the rim and flaring foot, with a high-arching cobalt blue handle
    4½ in. (11.4 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Acquired in the 1960s-1970s, likely in Israel.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A NEW YORK FAMILY COLLECTION