A NEW YORK PRIVATE COLLECTION OF ANCIENT GLASS
CIRCA 7TH-8TH CENTURY A.D.
AN ISLAMIC GLASS BOTTLE
Circa 7th-8th Century A.D.
Dark blue in color, free blown, the cylindrical body with rounded shoulders and flaring conical neck, the rim rounded, on a flat base; together with two Byzantine glass chimes, circa 5th century A.D., one pale green and one blue, both conical in shape, perforated at the top for the double-looped elements that both act as suspension loops and the clappers of the bells
4 7/8 in. (12.4 cm) high (3)
Arte Primitivo, New York, 1990 (vessel)
Kando, Jerusalem, late 1970s (chimes)