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 everted rim and knob base, applied opaque yellow and turquoise marvered threads wound spirally and tooled into a zigzag pattern, a turquoise and two yellow bands below, yellow trail around rim, with twin vertical handles
3 5/8 in. (9.2 cm.) high
Japanese private collection, late 1960s-early 1970s.
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