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A SASANIAN GLASS BOTTLE
Catalog:Glass: stock #1332523

c. 3rd-7th Century CE

This bottle is free blown of dark green glass with an oblate spheroid body, a short neck and an everted rim. The rim is also folded to create a narrow mouth to prevent the escape of precious oils. The vessel is decorated with repeating wheel cut lines on the shoulder and upper body of the vessel. A deep pontil mark is present on the bottom.

In excellent condition with extensive iridescence present.

Diameter: 11.68 cm (4.6 inches); Height: 2.54 cm (4.1 inches)

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

Export Approval No. 530827 from the Israel Antiquities Authority.

Bibliography:

Whitehouse, David, “Sasanian and post-Sasanian glass in the Corning Museum of Glass”, (Corning, NY: 2005), pg. 17, fig. 2.

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“Neither gold nor crystal can compare with it, nor can it be had for jewels or gold.” (Job 28:17)
A SASANIAN GLASS BOTTLE
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4,750.00 


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