Ancient Glass Blog of The Allaire Collection


Posted in Uncategorized by Allaire Collection of Glass on July 10, 2020


Date: 4th century AD | Eastern Mediterranean Size:↑14.0 cm | ø 4.1 cm | Weight: 52 g


Technique: Body pattern-blown, neck and mouth free blown; handle and coil applied

Classification: Kisa 1908: Band II, nr. 9, p. 317 for the type of the handles

Condition: Intact

Description: Transparent medium blue glass, elongated conical ribbed body tapering toward bottom, flat base with roughly cracked off pontil. Cylindrical neck and sloping shoulders, wide mouth and rim folded inward. The handle applied to the shoulder, drawn up and attached to rim, terminating in fold. Trail wound around neck.

Provenance: Jerusalem art market, Sasson Ancient Art Ltd. 4 June 2006 no. G-1225

Published:  Bonhams London, auction 26 April 2007, lot 240

Exhibited: Thermenmuseum Heerlen (NL), Romeins Glas, geleend uit particulier bezit, exp. no. 101 29 April – 28 August 2011

Reference: Les Verres Antiques du Musée du Louvre II, V. Arveiller-Dulong & M.D. Nenna 2005 nos. 1011 & 1143 Ancient Glass in the Israel Museum, The Eliahu Dobkin Collection and Other Gifts, Israeli 2003 no. 212

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  1. wynkin said, on July 10, 2020 at 7:13 am

    At what stage does a juglet become a jug?

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