Culture: Syrian. Date: 3rd - 4th Century A.D. Material: Glass. Condition: Intact, excellent weathering and iridescence. Provenance: Ex: American private collection. Measurements: 3.7 inches high (9.5 cms). Pattern-molded and blown, of pale green glass, the cylindrical neck constricted at the base, flaring at the rim with inward- folded lip, the globular body with diagonal ribbing. Exceptional golden iridescence. Cf: No. 46, Kofler-Truniger collection; No. 87, Musee Curtis, 1958; No. 312, Luzern.
Ancient Near East