Roman Yellow Glass Thread Decorated Jar

13968. Roman Yellow Glass Thread Decorated Jar

Eastern Mediterranean, ca 1st to 3rd Century AD

Lovely glass blown vessel with a small bulbous body, thick double loop darker green glass rigaree handles to either side as well as darker green thread decorated spirals and zigzag on lower body in darker green.
Some losses to threading else intact; Size: 3-3/4 inches H. Nice example. Ex D.K. a NY collection acq 2000s. For similar examples see Susan Auth, Ancient Glass at the Newark Museum, New Jersey, 1976; and S. B. Matheson, Ancient Glass in the Yale University Art Gallery, Yale, 1980.

Original Price: $1,450

Special Price: $1,200


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