12 December 2002
THE PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION
A CORE-FORMED GLASS OINOCHOE
Eastern Mediterranean or Italian, Circa Mid 4th-Early 3rd Century B.C.
Cobalt blue in color, the ovoid body with rounded shoulders, on a circular pad base, the cylindrical neck with trefoil mouth and vertical strap handle arching from the shoulder to the rim, the body with applied opaque yellow, turquoise and white marvered threads wound spirally around the body, the white tooled into a zig-zag pattern, with yellow on the rim and around the base
4 3/8 in. (11.1 cm) high
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