London, South Kensington
28 April 2009
AN EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN CORE-FORMED GLASS AMPHORISKOS
LATE 6TH-5TH CENTURY B.C.
The opaque white body wound with marvered purple bands and zigzag trails, an applied purple trail around everted rim edge, with applied twin handles and knob base
2¾ in. (7 cm.) high
Plesch collection (AGv 7C); acquired from Dr Leo Mildenberg, Zurich, April 1973.
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Cf. A. von Saldern et al., Gläser der Antike: Sammlung Erwin Oppenländer, Hamburg, 1974, pp. 56 and 66, no. 153 for similar.
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