4 June 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Plaza
Price Realised USD 10,625
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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Acquired in the 1960s-1970s, likely in Israel.
PROPERTY FROM A NEW YORK FAMILY COLLECTION