Glass Flask

SKU JB.1470
Circa

7th Century AD to 8th Century AD

Dimensions

7.87″ (20.0cm) high x 5.31″ (13.5cm) wide

Medium

Glass

Origin

Eastern Mediterranean

Gallery Location

UK


 

Rose-water sprinkler a qumqum, mould-blown green, highly iridescent glass; round body flattened on the sides with a cylindrical tapering neck. Egypt or eastern Mediterranean, 5th – 7th century. Ht. 22cm; Top diam. 1.7cm; Diam in the centre 12.5cm. Comparative material: Carboni, cat.nos. 37a-b, inv.nos. LNS 108 KGand LNS 38 G, p.150; Carboni – Whitehouse, no.5, a “bottle”, p.75. Prof. Geza Fehervari Prof. Geoffrey King

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