4 June 2008
THE PROPERTY OF A CONNECTICUT PRIVATE COLLECTOR
AN EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN CORE-FORMED GLASS ALABASTRON
CIRCA MID 4TH-EARLY 3RD CENTURY B.C.
Cobalt blue in color, the cylindrical body with a rounded bottom, rounded shoulders, tapering neck and horizontal disk rim, with applied turquoise and yellow marvered threads wound spirally and tooled into a zigzag pattern, with shallow vertical striations from the tooling, with applied yellow on the rim, and twin blue lug handles
4 3/8 in. (11.1 cm.) high
Lord Dayton of Corran, Scotland, 1950s.
with Charles Ede, London, 1984.
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