8 June 2001
A CORE-FORMED GLASS AMPHORISKOS
Eastern Mediterranean, Circa Late 6th-5th Century B.C.
Opaque white in color, the piriform body with rounded shoulders, a cylindrical neck, and inward-sloping rim disk, with twin applied handles and a base knob, with purple thread wound spirally on the body, marvered and tooled into a zig-zag pattern on the body, with purple thread on the edge of the mouth and foot
5 in. (12.7 cm) high
Asian Collection, purchased between 1968-1972
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For a similar example see no. 95 in Grose, The Toledo Museum of Art. Early Ancient Glass.
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