London, South Kensington
7 October 2010
A GREEK CORE-FORMED GLASS AMPHORISKOS
EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN, CIRCA 6TH-5TH CENTURY B.C.
The dark blue ovoid body with cylindrical neck and everted rim, applied opaque yellow and turquoise marvered threads wound spirally and tooled into a zigzag pattern, two yellow bands below, applied yellow trail around the rim, twin vertical handles
2 7/8 in. (7.3 cm.) high
Japanese private collection, late 1960s-early 1970s.
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