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LOT 0108

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GBP (£) 15,000 - 20,000
EUR (€) 17,930 - 23,910
USD ($) 18,270 - 24,360

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£15,000 (EUR 17,934; USD 18,271) (+bp*)

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GREEK COBALT BLUE CORE-FORMED GLASS OINOCHOE
6TH-5TH CENTURY B.C.

An opaque glass oinochoe with trefoil mouth, applied D-section handle and splayed foot, applied decorative trails and polychrome geometric bands to the upper body, lip and foot; accompanied by a custom-made display stand. 4 3/4 in. (5 1/4 in.) (134 grams, 12 cm high (196 grams total, 13.5 cm including stand)).

PROVENANCE:
Ex Antike Kunst Palladion, Basel.
The Cyrus collection, 1970s.
With Sotheby’s, New York, 9 December 2003, lot 88.
Accompanied by a copy of a French cultural passport no.114310.
This lot has been checked against the Interpol Database of stolen works of art and is accompanied by AIAD certificate no.11307-192128.

PUBLISHED:
Core Form: The Cyrus Collection of Core Form Glass, New York, 1995, p.19.

LITERATURE:
Cf. The Metropolitan Museum, accession numbers 81.10.337 and 17.194.743, for similar.

CONDITION