CORE FORMED GLASS ARYBALLOS, CIRCA 6TH – 5TH CENTURY B.C.

SOLD

Culture: Phoenician
Date: Circa 6th Р5th  Century B.C.
Medium: Glass
Condition: Intact, excellent condition
Provenance: Ex- The Breitbart Collection of Ancient Glass, 1970s; American private collection, acquired in 1978 from Safani Gallery, New York; Sotheby’s auction New York, June 1990, lot 65
Dimensions: H. 2 9/16 in. (6.5 cm.)
Ref No. GR1152

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Description

A translucent deep blue glass aryballos with globular body pointed slightly at the base, short neck with flaring mouth and twin looped handles, the body encircled by a band of opaque turquoise and yellow zig-zag trails between spiraling yellow bands, a turquoise border on the rim.

Cf: Glaser Der Antike, Sammlung Oppenlander, 1974, no. 144.