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Sidonian Glass


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Sidonian purple glass flask with tendril scroll ornament.
1st century AD.
H. 6.9 cm (2 6/8 in.)
Intact.
Ex. W.B. Private Collection, Canada, 1960’s-70’s.
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The juglet blown in two-part mold, with bulbous body, short cylindrical neck and folded flaring rim. One light green handle applied from shoulder to rim. The body with a central register of tendril scrolls ornament, flanked by two registers of vertical ribbing.

Cf. Israeli, Y., Israel Museum, 2003, p. 138, fig. 145.
Stern, E. M., Toledo Museum of Art, 1995, pp. 152-153, figs. 55,58.

 


 

Israeli, Y., Ancient Glass in the Israel Museum: The Eliahu Dobkin Collection and Other Gifts, Jerusalem, 2003. Stern, E. M., Roman Mold-blown Glass. The First Through Sixth Centuries, The Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, Ohio, 1995.

 


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