A ROMAN GLASS THREE HANDLED COSMETIC JAR


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Roman: Glass: Pre AD 1000: Item # 788719
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P. O. Box 14646, Jerusalem 9114601, Israel
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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

Bibliography:

Yael Israeli, “The Wonders of Ancient Glass at the Israel Museum”, (Jerusalem, 1998)

N. Kunina, “Ancient Glass in The Hermitage Collection”, (St. Petersburg, 1997)