Photo © IMJ, by David Harris, Peter Lanyi, Zev Radovan, Nahum Slapak, Mariana Zalzberger
Small juglet
Phoenician coast
1st century CE
Light blue glass blown in two-part mold
H: 7.8; Diam: 5.0 cm
Gift of Col. Henry Crown, Chicago, in memory of his son
Accession number: 76.52.32
Besides the fine Sidonian ware, less elaborate mold-blown vessels were also produced in this region. Their decoration consists mainly of simple vegetal and geometric patterns. They were rather carelessly executed and in all likelihood produced for a mass market.

Israeli, Yael, Ancient Glass in the Israel Museum: The Eliahu Dobkin Collection and Other Gifts, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel, 2003

Digital presentation of this object was made possible by: The Ridgefield Foundation, New York, in memory of Henry J. and Erna D. Leir