Ancient Glass Blog of The Allaire Collection

EGYPTIAN GLASS JAR – ROMAN PERIOD

Posted in 2. Ancient Glass, CATEGORIES OF GLASS TYPES ON THIS SITE, Roman Glass by Allaire Collection of Glass on January 31, 2015

Roman Zig-Zag Jar

This is a Roman jar with zig-zag trailing between the top of  the rim to the  shoulder of the body.  It was probably made in Egypt.

Third-Fourth Century A.D.

H: 7 cm

40R Roman Zig -Zag Jar

American Wide Mouth Blue Salt

Posted in 1. American Glass, CATEGORIES OF GLASS TYPES ON THIS SITE, Early American Glass before 1850 by Allaire Collection of Glass on January 7, 2015

This is a large salt in a beautiful blue color.  The mold has been attributed to the Lancaster Co and made by Glass Works, Ltd. located in east Buffalo, NY.  It is also possible that its origin is England where similar types can be found.

H: 2 ½ inches

1830-1850

62A Wide Mouth Blue Salt

 

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