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Auction 46 / Lot #10:
A Sidonian Opaque White Mould-Blown Hexagonal Glass Flask

Standing on a foot-ring, with flaring neck and rolled rim, the body divided into six panels each containing a vase, egg-shaped motifs with arches above, festoons and bunches of grapes below. This lot belongs to a group of Sidonian mould-blown glass vessels known as the Temple Series, which is derived from the sacred vases depicted on them.

Literature: Eisen I, p. 217; Israel Museum Coll., p. 34. Toledo Museum Coll., no. 15. Constable-Maxwell Coll., no. 70. Israel Museum Coll., (H), no. 154.

Period: Circa 1st Century AD
Dimensions: Height: 8.0cm
Condition: Very good; Repaired

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