A ROMAN GREEN GLASS JAR

A ROMAN GREEN GLASS JAR


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Roman: Glass: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1288760

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 $900.00 
c. 3rd-5th Century CE

Produced in Roman Syro-Palestine manufacture this vessel is composed primarily of the globular body which would have held the contents of the vessel. The neck is short and constricted; a tubular flange above delineates the bottom of the wide rim of the vessel which is slightly flared at the top.

In excellent condition with natural iridescence present.

Height: 6 cm (2.3 inches)

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Export Approval from the Israel Antiquities Authority.

Bibliography:

Yael Israeli, “Ancient Glass in the Israel Museum”, p. 234, fig. 305, 306

Similar examples in The Corning Museum of Glass, (Accession# 69.1.15)

Neither gold nor crystal can compare with it, nor can it be had for jewels of gold. (Job 28:17)