Photo © Israel Museum, Jerusalem, by Elie Posner
Cylindrical box decorated with palmettes
Phoenician coast or Italy
1st century CE
Colorless glass blown in three-part mold
Box: H 5.3, Diam 5.9 cm; Lid: H 3.8, Diam 6.3 cm
Gift of Helena Neuburg, Tel Aviv
Accession number: 85.60.154
 
 
The technique of mold-blowing made it possible to produce series of virtually identical vessels.

Publications:
Israeli, Yael, Ancient Glass in the Israel Museum: The Eliahu Dobkin Collection and Other Gifts, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel, 2003, English / Hebrew
Israeli, Yael, Made by Ennion: Ancient Glass Treasures from the Shlomo Moussaieff Collection, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 2011, English / Hebrew

Exhibition:
Made by Ennion: Ancient Glass Treasures from the Shlomo Moussaieff Collection, Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 01/05/2011 - 01/12/2011

Digital presentation of this object was made possible by: The Ridgefield Foundation, New York, in memory of Henry J. and Erna D. Leir