30 June 2016

Moussaieff the collector

The sale on July 6th 2016 organized by Christie’s in London, reveals another side of Shlomo Moussaieff, who died in 2015. The great jeweler known for his unusual stones was also a great collector of Oriental antiquities worthy of the greatest museums. The sale includes 106 magnificent jars, boxes, amphorae and glass pyxis, some of which were exhibited at the MET in New York.

  • Roman blue green glass ribbed bowl - ca early 1st century A.D.

  • Roman pale green glass beaker - ca 1st century A.D.

  • Roman pale purple glass Ajax amphoriskos - ca 1st century A.D.

  • Roman amber glass harvest beaker - ca 1st century A.D.

  • Roman cobalt blue glass pyxis with conical lid - ca second half of the 1st century A.D.

  • Early Jewish amber glass pendants - ca 4th-5th century A.D.

  • Roman glass fish flask - ca 3rd century A.D.

  • Roman pale blue green glass one-handled jug signed by Ennion - ca first half of the 1st century A.D.

  • Roman amber glass cup signed by Ennion - ca first half of the 1st century A.D.

  • Roman two-handled blue green glass amphora signed by Ennion - ca first half of the 1st century A.D.

  • Eastern Mediterranean core-formed glass trefoil-lipped oinochoe - ca late 4th-early 3rd century B.C.

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