AN EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN JUGLET
Catalog:Glass:Roman: stock #1332530
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)
Custom Display Stand, Worldwide Shipping and Certificate of Authenticity Included in Price.
Export Approval from the Israel Antiquities Authority.
Israeli, Yael, et. al., â€śAncient Glass in the Israel Museum: The Eliahu Dobkin Collection and Other Giftsâ€ť (Jerusalem, 2003), pg. 174, fig. 194, 199.
â€śNeither gold nor crystal can compare with it, nor can it be had for jewels or gold.â€ť (Job 28:17)