Lot 171: Very nice Hellenistic core-formed glass alabastron
December 4, 2016
Montrose, CA, USALive Auction
Description: A very nice Hellenistic core-formed glass alabastron, c. 2nd 1st Century BC, in deep cobalt blue glass, the ovoid body with beautifully marvered and feather yellow and white opaque glass winding horizontally around the neck ending in a yellow band around the rim; two small lug handles in blue glass at sides. H: 5 ½ in (14 cm). Well-preserved with light surface weathering and iridescence. Ex Harmer Rooke, NY, (May, 1978), lot 12.
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