A ROMAN GLASS DOUBLE KOHL TUBE

A ROMAN GLASS DOUBLE KOHL TUBE


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Roman: Glass: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1286161
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c. 4th -6th Century CE

Of Eastern Mediterranean production, this vessel would have originally been used for the containment of eye makeup or ointments. The body is formed of two tubes with applied trailing throughout. Two small handles are applied from the middle of the body to the rim where they connect to a larger basket handle of pale green glass.

In very fine condition with exquisite silver iridescence.

16 x 7 cm (6.29 x 2.76 inches)

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Export Approval from the Israel Antiquities Authority.

Bibliography: Yael Israeli, "Ancient Glass in the Israel Museum" (Jerusalem, 2003), p. 227, fig. 290.