A Greek core-formed glass aryballos
Lot 140*
A Greek core-formed glass aryballos
£1,500 - 2,000
US$ 2,000 - 2,700

Antiquities

28 Nov 2017, 10:30 GMT

London, New Bond Street

Lot Details
A Greek core-formed glass aryballos
Eastern Mediterranean, circa late 6th-5th Century B.C.
Cobalt blue in colour, the ribbed globular body with flaring mouth, 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, 5.7cm high

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    with Kawachi, Japan, 1975.
    Anonymous sale; Christie's, New York, December 2005, lot 134.
    Anonymous sale; Christie's, New York, 8 June 2007, lot 77.

    Cf. D.F. Grose, The Toledo Museum of Art, Early Ancient Glass, New York, 1989, nos. 119 and 120, pp. 151-152.
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