London, South Kensington
25 April 2001
A CORE-FORMED GLASS ALABASTRON
6TH-5TH CENTURY B.C.
The opaque red glass body decorated with marvered bands of white and turquoise zigzags, turquoise trail around the everted rim, twin 'duck-headed' handles, repaired; and another alabastron similar, with white body, decorated with purple zigzag trail around the upper body, purple rim trail, one handle restored
Both 4 in. (10.1 cm.) high (2)
Lt. Gen. A. H. L. F. Pitt-Rivers Collection: sold Christie's London, 12 December 1990, lot 275.
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