Ancient Glass Blog of The Allaire Collection

CORE-FORMED AMPHORISKOS (perfume bottle)

Posted in Uncategorized by Allaire Collection of Glass on October 21, 2017

A large cobalt blue and white  core-formed oinochoe (jug) of David Giles

circa 5th century BC.   11.4cm high.

Remarks: Probably from Italy. This color mix is often associated with Tuscany.

Provenance: Elie Borowskis prior to 1979 and after that date in the collection of James Stirt of Vevey, Switzerland.

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