AN EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN CORE-FORMED GLASS AMPHORISKOS
CIRCA LATE 6TH-5TH CENTURY B.C.
Dark blue in color, the ovoid body with rounded shoulders, cylindrical neck and inward-sloping disk rim, with applied opaque yellow and turquoise threads wound spirally on the body, marvered and tooled into a zigzag pattern in the middle of the body, vertical indications on the body from tooling, applied yellow on the rim, with a knob base and twin vertical handles
3 in. (7.6 cm.) high
European Private Collection, 1980s.
Anonymous sale; Gorny & Mosch, Munich, 27 May 2003, lot 1.