A NEW YORK PRIVATE COLLECTION OF ANCIENT GLASS
CIRCA LATE 6TH-5TH CENTURY B.C.
AN EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN CORE-FORMED GLASS ARYBALLOS
Circa Late 6th-5th Century B.C.
Cobalt blue in color, the spherical body with 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, a yellow thread applied to the edge of the rim, and twin cobalt blue ring handles with knobbed tails
2 3/8 in. (6 cm) high
Fortuna Fine Arts, Ltd., New York, 1992