A NEW YORK PRIVATE COLLECTION OF ANCIENT GLASS
CIRCA 2ND-MID 1ST CENTURY B.C.
AN EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN CORE-FORMED GLASS ALABASTRON
Circa 2nd-Mid 1st Century B.C.
Dark blue in color, the straight-sided fusiform body with convex pointed bottom, cylindrical neck and horizontal rim-disk, with an applied opaque white marvered thread attached at the rim and wound spirally along the length of the body, tooled into a festoon pattern on the body, with twin dark blue lugs on the shoulders
5 1/8 in. (13 cm) high
Fortuna Fine Arts, Ltd., New York, 1995