Ancient Glass Blog of The Allaire Collection

DECORATED PYXIS OR JAR

Posted in Uncategorized by Allaire Collection of Glass on March 15, 2012

DECORATED PYXIS OR JAR of Hans van Rossum

potje met deksel

DECORATED PYXIS OR JAR

4th – 5th century AD | Eastern Mediterranean

Size↑6.2 cm | ø 6.4 cm | Weight 66 g

Technique: Free blown, thread applied, tooled

Description: Transparent bluish-green glass, cylindrical body with hollow cut-out flange below polished and unworked mouth. Body decorated with zigzag of bluish-green glass
coil. Tubular pushed-in base ring. Pontil scar.

Condition: Intact

Provenance: Auction München 2014

Remarks: A shape with a cut-out flange, in combination with the zigzag decoration is rare.
The lid is authentic but originally not belonging to this jar.

Reference: No parallels could be found

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