3 June 2009,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 3,500
Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000
AN EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN CORE-FORMED GLASS ALABASTRON
CIRCA MID 4TH-LATE 3RD CENTURY B.C.
Cobalt blue in color, the cylindrical body with a rounded bottom, a cylindrical neck and a horizontal disk rim, with yellow marvered threads wound spirally and tooled into a festoon pattern
3½ in. (8.9 cm.) high
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Acquired by the current owner's family between 1981 and 2000.
PROPERTY FROM AN AMERICAN PRIVATE COLLECTION
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