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Cylindrical juglet decorated with palmettes

Cylindrical juglet decorated with palmettes

Cylindrical juglet decorated with palmettes

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

Archaeology/Ancient Glass

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.

From the Israel Museum publications:

Israeli, Yael, Ancient Glass in the Israel Museum: The Eliahu Dobkin Collection and Other Gifts, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel, 2003

Israeli, Yael, Made by Ennion: Ancient Glass Treasures from the Shlomo Moussaieff Collection, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 2011, English / Hebrew

Exhibitions:

Made by Ennion: Ancient Glass Treasures from the Shlomo Moussaieff Collection, Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Temporary Exhibition Gallery, Samuel and Saidye Bronfman, Archaeology Wing, 01/05/2011 - 01/12/2011