Roman Glass Vase – Translucent with Blue Green Patina

$2,400.00

Roman translucent glass with blue green patina with a large handle.

  • First century glass.
  • Decorated bottom wide mouth and a handle.
  • Great blue green color.
  • Extremely good shape.
  • Height: 4.5″ / 11.5 x 8 cm.
  • Certificate of authenticity included.
  • 1 in stock

    Description

    Beautifully preserved Roman Glass Vase discovered in Jerusalem.

    Among the different Glass discovered in the Israel, this type of ‘table glass jug’ is notable for its pleasing and elegant form. This beautiful Roman Glass jug has elongated proportions, an easily held colored handle.

    Before the Roman period glass was made with a sand core mold, and was extremely expensive. During the glass blowing was invented, which changed the entire glass industry. Glass became much more common.

    Used in 3rd century AD homes in the Jerusalem area.

    This unique Ancient glass has beautiful ‘patina’ – It was found half in soil and the other side was in touched by air creating this patina that is very rare.

    • Height: 4.5″ / 11.5 x 8 cm.
    • Weight: 123 gram.

    Decorated Roman Ancient glass Vase makes a very unique and excellent gift as a family heirloom or just a nice investment.

    Zak’s Antiquities is the website of Zak’s fine art and antiquities located on the Christian Quarter road in Jerusalem’s Old City. The shop began in 1964 and has remained as a family owned and operated business till this day. For the past 50 years Zak’s Antiquities has sold ancient coins, antiquities and art authentic to Israel and Jerusalem.

    Additional information

    Weight 2 kg
    Dimensions 8 × 8 × 12 cm