A BYZANTINE AQUAMARINE MOLD-BLOWN GLASS HEXAGONAL PITCHER
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With crisply molded palm- frond, multi-lozenged and geometric patterns, and a rare radiating brachiate pattern on the underside.

 

Eastern Mediterranean, Early Byzantine I, 6th–early 7th Century AD

 

Height: 13.7 cm.     (5 3/8 in.)

Width: 6.5 cm.     (2 9/16 in.)

Depth: 8.2 cm.     (3 1/4 in.)

 

Ex: European private collection 1980s or earlier. Swiss Market by 1992.

 

#0435

 

Published:

Antiquarium; Ancient Treasures XX. (London, 2022) p.39

 

Comparandum:

Whitehouse, David ; Roman Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass v.2 (Corning, 2001) pp.107-108, no.599

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