Small Phoenician Glass Head

Culture: Phoenician
Period: 4th century B.C.
Material: Glass
Dimensions: 2.1 cm high
Price: 1 600 Euro
Ref: 6232
Provenance: English private collection, acquired between 1979 and 1983.
Condition: The right ear missing, otherwise intact and of excellent quality.
Description: Charming, small head of yellow, opaque glass. The face with a long nose and strong chin. The eyes of blue glass rings. The hair of wrapped around yellow, blue and red glass stripes. The blue glass stripes are formed on the sides of the forehead to two high quiffs. On the head an eyelet of blue glass which tappers off to the long hair on the back of the head. Mounted.