London, South Kensington
7 October 2010
A GREEK CORE-FORMED GLASS AMPHORISKOS
HELLENISTIC PERIOD, CIRCA LATE 2ND-EARLY 1ST CENTURY B.C.
With iridescent dark blue body, tall neck and everted rim, wound with opaque white trails tooled into a feather pattern, with applied light green twin handles and knob base
5¾ in. (14.6 cm.) high
Japanese private collection, late 1960s-early 1970s.
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