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    Sale 2007

    Antiquities

    4 June 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 101

    AN EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN CORE-FORMED GLASS OINOCHOE

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

    Price Realised  

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    AN EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN CORE-FORMED GLASS OINOCHOE
    CIRCA LATE 6TH-EARLY 5TH CENTURY B.C.
    Cobalt blue in color, the ovoid body with rounded shoulders, a short cylindrical neck and trefoil mouth, with applied opaque yellow and turquoise marvered threads wound spirally and tooled into a zigzag pattern, with applied turquoise on the rim and flaring foot
    3¾ in. (9.5 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    American Private Collection, 1980s.
    with Fortuna Ancient Art, New York, 1999.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A CONNECTICUT PRIVATE COLLECTOR