Christie's Special Exhibition Gallery
7 December 2011
AN ACHAEMENID GLASS KOHL TUBE
CIRCA 5TH-4TH CENTURY B.C.
Rod-formed, opaque black in color, cylindrical in form with a rounded bottom, with opaque turquoise threads wound spirally and tooled into a feather pattern, vertical grooves from the tooling
2 3/8 in. (6 cm.) high
Ancient Glass Formerly in the Kofler-Truniger Collection; Christie's, London, 5-6 March 1985, lot 338.
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M. Kunz and B. Rutti, et al., 3000 Jahre Glaskunst, von der Antike bis zum Jugendstil, Lucerne, 1981, no. 49.
Lucerne, Kunstmuseum, 3000 Jahre Glaskunst, 19 July - 13 September 1981.
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