12 December 2002
A NEW YORK PRIVATE COLLECTION OF ANCIENT GLASS
AN ACHAEMENID CORE-FORMED GLASS KOHL TUBE
Circa 5th-4th Century B.C.
Opaque black in color, with black vertical trailed ridges, tooled to create vertical ribs, with a band of opaque yellow along the neck and a rounded rim-disk, on a flattened base
2¾ in. (7 cm) high
Fortuna Fine Arts, Ltd., New York, 1995
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For a similar example, but with white trailing, see no. 211, p. 107 in Goldstein, Pre-Roman and Early Roman Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass.
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