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CORE FORMED OEINOCHOE

Posted in Uncategorized by Allaire Collection of Glass on March 13, 2012

CORE FORMED OEINOCHOE of Elisabeth & Theo Zandbergen

CORE FORMED OEINOCHOE

CORE FORMED OEINOCHOE

Dimensions: Size↑5,5 cm.; ø corpus 2,7 cm.; ø footring 1,6 cm.; weight 28,5 gram.
Origin: Middle East, Phoenicia, 4th century B.C.

Description:The small juglet with a kind of ovoid body is core formed from blue glass and is decorated with turquois spirals around the body, the neck and also on the top of the typical cloverleaf spout.
The handle has been firmly fixed to the shoulder of the body and with a wide arch pulled to the outlet to which the handle is fixed. The cloverleaf spout is somewhat extended adding to the elegance of the object.
Parallels:
– Saldern von; Glas von der Antike bis zum Jugendstil, Sammlung Hans Cohn,
Los Angeles, pg. 36 nr. 24c.
– Auth; Ancient glass at the Newark Museum,pg.41 nr. 30
– Kunstmuseum Luzern, 3000 Jahre Glaskunst, 19.7- 13.9.1981, pg.53 nr. 106/107
– Kervorkian, sales catalogue 1985, ancienne collection de monsieur D. ,
Verres Antiques et de l ‘Islam, pg. 25 nr. 61
– Bijnsdorp, Fascinating Fragility, NFB 197, pg. 22
– Charles Ede; Ancient Glass 2006 cat. no. 3
Provenance:
– collection E.B.
– With Artcurial Parijs, Export certificate nr. 139539

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