DECORATED PYXIS OR JAR
DECORATED PYXIS OR JAR of Hans van Rossum
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.
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