4 June 2008
PROPERTY FROM A NEW YORK FAMILY COLLECTION
AN EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN CORE-FORMED GLASS ALABASTRON
CIRCA 3RD-2ND CENTURY B.C.
Cobalt blue in color, the elongated oval body with a rounded bottom, long cylindrical neck and disk rim, with applied yellow and white marvered threads wound spirally on the neck and body, tooled into a festoon pattern on the body, with applied yellow on the rim, and twin cobalt blue lug handles
3 7/16 in. (8.7 cm.) high
with Joseph Stieglitz, Tel Aviv, 1968.
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