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    Sale 5951

    Antiquities Including the Plesch Collection of Ancient Glass

    28 April 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 82

    AN EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN CORE-FORMED GLASS AMPHORISKOS

    LATE 6TH-5TH CENTURY B.C.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    AN EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN CORE-FORMED GLASS AMPHORISKOS
    LATE 6TH-5TH CENTURY B.C.
    The opaque white body wound with marvered purple bands and zigzag trails, an applied purple trail around everted rim edge, with applied twin handles and knob base
    2¾ in. (7 cm.) high


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    Cf. A. von Saldern et al., Gläser der Antike: Sammlung Erwin Oppenländer, Hamburg, 1974, pp. 56 and 66, no. 153 for similar.

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    Provenance

    Plesch collection (AGv 7C); acquired from Dr Leo Mildenberg, Zurich, April 1973.