Anglo-Saxon or Merovingian Glass Bowl
This pale Merovingian green bowl is decorated with a smooth white trail at the rim. Dating from the Merovingian period, bowls of this type have been discovered in Anglo-Saxon graves.
D: 12 cm
H: 4.5 cm
Late 5th or early 6th C
Ref: Dark ages #20, Corning vol. 2 #652
Merovingian Palm Cup
This is a Frankish (Merovingian) palm cup of light green glass. The cup has the characteristic rounded form at the bottom and a rounded rim. Ex: Martin Wunsch collection, NYC.
H: 6.5 cm, Dia. 10 cm
Date: 600-800 AD
Ref: Verres Antiques et de L’Islam: Ancienne Collection de Monsieur D. (Auction at Hotel, 1985 lot 519), Catalogue of Anglo-Saxon Glass in the British Museum Vera I. Evison, P. 140 # 95