AN EULOGIA JUGLET FROM THE HOLY LAND

AN EULOGIA JUGLET FROM THE HOLY LAND


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Byzantine: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1332533

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 $3,750.00 
Syro-Palestine, c. 6th-7th Century CE

This mold-blown juglet was produced in Syria-Palestine during the Byzantine period with a strictly Christian audience in mind. It is produced of pale green glass with a handle of blue glass applied from shoulder to rim The sides of the vessel are decorated with alternating palm branch and checkered motifs. The neck is long and slender and terminates an everted rim.

Found in Jerusalem.

In excellent condition with natural iridescence present.

Length: 5.33 cm (2.1 inches); Width: 5.33 cm (2.1 inches); Height: 12.95 cm (5.1 inches)

Custom Display Stand, Worldwide Shipping and Certificate of Authenticity Included in Price.

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. 277, fig. 378.

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