6 July 2016,
Price realised GBP 16,250
GBP 12,000 - GBP 18,000
AN EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN CORE-FORMED GLASS TREFOIL-LIPPED OINOCHOE
CIRCA LATE 4TH-EARLY 3RD CENTURY B.C.
Cobalt blue, the ovoid body with rounded shoulder, slightly tapering cylindrical neck and a trefoil mouth, the body with opaque yellow and white marvered threads wound spirally around the lower body and shoulder and tooled into a zigzag pattern, yellow spiral trailing around the neck, a yellow trail on the mouth and exterior of the foot, strap handle applied at shoulder and rim
4 ¾ in. (12.1 cm.) high
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The above lot belongs to Grose Class II.A: Oinochoe Forms II; cf. Grose, 1989, p. 162, no. 149.
Acquired prior to 1998.
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