Amphoriskos

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Object Name: 
Amphoriskos
Accession Number: 
85.1.2
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 7.4 cm; Body: 4.6 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
499-400 BCE
Primary Description: 
Opaque turquoise glass, opaque white and opaque yellow trailing; core formed, handles applied, decoration trailed. Broad pear- shaped body; outsplayed rim; narrow cylindrical neck; flat shoulder, rounded at edge; discoid base-knob; two handles attached to flat part of shoulder and top of neck; unmarvered trail, yellow with white streak, around edge of lip; marvered yellow trail wound once around shoulder, with narrow marvered white trail below and marvered white zigzag trail with overlapping ends below this.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Koffler-Truniger, Ernest, Former Collection
Christie, Manson & Woods Ltd, Source
1985-03-07