A SASSANIAN AMBER GLASS ENGRAVED BOWL
6TH CENTURY A.D.
The deep bowl decorated with two registers of wheel-cut double circles, large double circular facet on base, 6th Century A.D., 2 7/8 in. (7.3 cm.) high; an Islamic olive glass flask, the rounded body moulded with heart-shaped tendrils, with short gently flared neck; two others similar, 10th-12th Century A.D., 3 7/8 in. (9.8 cm.) high max.; a translucent glass bottle, decorated with engraved triangular and linear patterns, short neck, 4 3/8 in. (11 cm.) high; an iridescent glass molar flask, rectangular body facet cut forming four pointed feet; a similar miniature glass bottle, the round body cut with two registers of circular facets; six other miniature bottles, all 9th-10th Century A.D., 2 5/8 in. (6.7 cm.) high max.; a miniature Sassanian amber glass faceted bowl, five circular facets and another on the base, circa 6th Century A.D., 2 1/8 in. (5.5 cm.) diam.; a miniature turquoise glass dish, with knobbed rosette decoration, 2 in. (5 cm.) diam; a blue glass jar similar, 1 7/8 in. (4.7 cm.) high; an iridescent glass dish with frieze of ovals, pinched tripod feet, 1½ in. (3.8 cm.) high, all 8th-10th Century A.D.; four miniature spherical 'bull's eye' glass vessels, 7th-8th Century A.D., 1¼ in. (3.2 cm.) high; and a group of other Islamic glass vessels including a green tall glass flask, the rounded body with moulded decoration showing four peacocks in roundels, repaired, tall neck restored, 11th-12th Century A.D., 8½ in. (21.5 cm.) high(a lot)