A BYZANTINE AQUAMARINE MOLD-BLOWN GLASS HEXAGONAL PITCHER

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.)

8.2 cm. (3 1/4 in.)

#0435

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

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