c. 3rd Century A.D.
Made of blue-green glass this handblown cosmetics jar consists of a rounded body, concaving base and collar-like rim. Three handles are trailed from the shoulder to the rim in the style of a hydria. Silver iridescence. Found in Jerusalem. In excellent and original condition.
2.4 inches (6.1 cms) diameter; 3.8 inches (9.8 cms) high
Custom plexiglas stand, shipping and Certificate of Authenticity included in price.
Export Approval from Israel Antiquities Authority
Yael Israeli, “The Wonders of Ancient Glass at the Israel Museum”, (Jerusalem, 1998)
N. Kunina, “Ancient Glass in The Hermitage Collection”, (St. Petersburg, 1997)