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AN EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN CORE-FORMED GLASS ARYBALLOS
AN EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN CORE-FORMED GLASS ARYBALLOS

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

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AN EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN CORE-FORMED GLASS ARYBALLOS
CIRCA LATE 6TH-5TH CENTURY B.C.
Cobalt blue in color, the globular vessel with a cylindrical neck and inward-sloping rim-disk, applied opaque yellow and turquoise marvered threads wound spirally on the body and tooled into a zigzag pattern in the middle of the body, with vertical furrows created during tooling, a yellow thread along the rim, the twin cobalt blue ring handles with knobbed tails
2¼ in. (5.7 cm.) high
Provenance
with Kawachi, Japan, 1975.

Lot Essay

For similar examples see nos. 119 and 120, pp. 151-152 in Grose, The Toledo Museum of Art, Early Ancient Glass.
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