Large Glass Amphora

Culture: Roman
Period: 3rd-4th century A.D.
Material: Glass
Dimensions: 24.5 cm high
Price: Sold
Ref: 3250
Provenance: Private collection Shlomo Moussaieff (1925-2015), Israel. Acquired between 1948 and 2000.
Condition: Intact
Description: Slender, high amphora of amber colored clear glass with a thickened slightly inwardly bent base. The finely ribbed corpus broadening towards the top. The shoulder rounded, the neck slightly tied up on the shoulder, otherwise cylindrical. The estuary is funnel-shaped with a thickened rim. On the shoulder on both sides handles with indicated thumb-rests of blue-green glass. Wonderful rainbow iridescent luster. Probably from Palestine.