A NEW YORK PRIVATE COLLECTION OF ANCIENT GLASS
CIRCA LATE 6TH-5TH CENTURY B.C.
AN EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN CORE-FORMED GLASS AMPHORISKOS
Circa Late 6th-5th Century B.C.
Cobalt blue in color, the ovoid body with rounded shoulders, 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, with turquoise on the rim and yellow on the base-knob, and twin cobalt blue vertical handles
3½ in. (8.9 cm) high
10 King David Galleries, Jerusalem, 1985