12 December 2002
THE PROPERTY OF DANIEL M. FRIEDENBERG
AN EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN CORE-FORMED GLASS AMPHORISKOS
Circa Late 6th-5th Century B.C.
Cobalt blue in color, the conical body with rounded shoulders, the base-knob with rounded edge, with a cylindrical neck and inward-sloping rim-disk, with applied opaque yellow and turquoise marvered threads wound spirally on the body, tooled into a zig-zag pattern in the middle of the body, turquoise on the rim and yellow on the edge of the base-knob, with twin cobalt blue handles
2 7/8 in. (7.3 cm) high
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