Photo © Israel Museum, Jerusalem, by Elie Posner
Cylindrical juglet decorated with palmettes
Phoenician coast or Italy
1st century CE
Colorles glass with a purplish tinge, covered with a silver and black weathering crust, blown in a four-part mold, one part used for base
H: 9.5; Diam: 5.3 cm
Gift of Helena Neuburg, Tel Aviv
Accession number: 85.60.156
 
 
Cylindrical body decorated with three friezes. The central frieze features pairs of vine, ivy, and olive(?) sprays with fruit, arranged horizontally and separated by vertical ribs. Convex shoulder and bottom decorated with short flutes, rounded on the bottom and top respectively and interspersed with tiny leaves. Handle with two ribs rises from the shoulder to just below the rim, terminating in a fold. Flat base featuring three concentric circles around a small central depression.

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