• Antiquities auction at Christies

    Sale 5487

    Antiquities

    29 April 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 336

    AN EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN CORE-FORMED BLUE GLASS ALABASTRON

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

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    AN EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN CORE-FORMED BLUE GLASS ALABASTRON
    LATE 6TH-EARLY 5TH CENTURY B.C.
    The body decorated with marvered bands of white zigzag, with white trail around the flat everted lip and twin applied vestigial 'duck head' handles
    5 in. (12.6 cm.) high


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    See also lots 153, 154, 166, 252, 255, 302, 306, 346 and 364.

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    Provenance

    Formerly in the collection of the German archaeologist and architect Udo Schwalm (1905-1994), formed between the 1930s and the 1970s.