AN EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN JUGLET

AN EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN JUGLET


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Roman: Glass: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1332530

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at The Inbal Hotel, Liberty Bell Park, 3 Jabotinsky Street
P. O. Box 14646, Jerusalem 9114601, Israel
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 $1,750.00 
c. 3rd-4th Century CE

This elegant juglet is free blown using blue glass which through the blowing process has become almost clear, its true color is evident in the base of the vessel and the handle. The body is ovoid and leads to a slender neck terminating in a trefoil mouth with thickened rim. A handle is applied from shoulder to rim. A pontil mark is present on the slightly flattened base.

Found in Jerusalem.

In excellent condition with minor iridescence present.

Diameter: 6.35 cm (2.5 inches); Height: 12.44 cm (4.9 inches)

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Export Approval from the Israel Antiquities Authority.

Bibliography:

Israeli, Yael, et. al., “Ancient Glass in the Israel Museum: The Eliahu Dobkin Collection and Other Gifts” (Jerusalem, 2003), pg. 174, fig. 194, 199.

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