1st century CE
Yellowish glass blown in two-part mold
H: 10.5; Diam: 4.6 cm
Accession number: 77.12.553
Besides the fine Sidonian ware, less elaborate mold-blown vessels were also produced in this region. Their decoration consists mainly of simple vegetal and geometric patterns. They were rather carelessly executed and in all likelihood produced for a mass market.
Israeli, Yael, Ancient Glass in the Israel Museum: The Eliahu Dobkin Collection and Other Gifts, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel, 2003
Digital presentation of this object was made possible by: The Ridgefield Foundation, New York, in memory of Henry J. and Erna D. Leir