Phoenician Glass Alabastron

GBP 1,800.00

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Object Description

A fine Phoenician core-formed glass alabastron featuring a cylindrical body with a rounded base. The shoulders slightly taper in at the neck ending with a large, everted, flat rim. Two small lug handles have been attached on either side of the shoulder. The deep blue vessel is enriched with dragged trailing around the body in white, yellow and blue. Beautiful blue iridescence covers the surface.

Date: Circa 5th century BC

Object History

Acquired 1980-2015. Ex Abelita family collection.

Object Condition

Fine condition, chip to rim. Encrustation visible to the surface.

Object Details

  • dimensions
    W:2.7 x H:8.8 centimeters

Dealer Opening Times

By appointment only.

Dealer Contact

+44 (0)208 364 4565
+44 (0)7833231322

Dealer Location

The Gallery
Trent Park Equestrian Centre
Eastpole Farm House, Bramley Road
Oakwood, N14 4UW, United Kingdom

St James's Ancient Art
10 Charles II Street, Ground Floor
St James

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