An important Cypriot core formed glass vessel in pomegranate form.

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An important Cypriot core formed glass vessel in pomegranate form.
Stock Number:
YAS3114
$ 48500.00

Description

An important and very elegant Cypriot core formed glass vessel in pomegranate form, the globular body rising to a neck that supports a flared mouth in the form of five triangular calyx-tips. The body of the flask decorated with pale blue, yellow and white trail decoration. Possibly made for the Egyptian market.  

Origin:

Circa 1400 to 1200 B.C., Cyprus

Dimensions:

Height: 9.5 cm / Width: 5.2 cm

Condition:

Intact with fine stable surface fissures evident 

Reference: 

See "Five thousand yeas of glass", Hugh Tait, pg 25 Slide, 20

A similar example can be found in the British Museum Registration number: 1897,0401.1052