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A GREEK CORE-FORMED GLASS ALABASTRON

Of rare size.

4TH to early 3RD Century BC

17.5 cm (6 7/8 inches), intact.

 

Ex: Private European collection, 1980s; thence, an American collection, 1999.

 

Cf. David Grose, The Toledo Museum of Art. Early Ancient Glass. Core Formed, Rod- Formed, and Cast Vessels and Objects from the Late Bronze Age to the Early Roman Empire, 1600BC–AD50 (Toledo, 1989), p. 153, no. 125.

 

 

 

# ANT2510

 

Published: 

Antiquarium, Ltd.; Ancient Treasures XVII (New York, 2018) p.31

Antiquarium Ltd.; The Good Life. Luxury Objects of the Ancient World (New York, 1999) p.18