A NEW YORK PRIVATE COLLECTION OF ANCIENT GLASS
CIRCA 4TH-7TH CENTURY A.D.
TWO BYZANTINE GLASS VESSELS
Circa 4th-7th Century A.D.
Including a jar, pale green in color, free-blown, the spherical body with a wide slightly flaring cylindrical neck, a thick applied thread along the rim, a thin applied thread wound spirally along the neck, thread along the body pinched vertically to form a spectacle pattern, with applied twin handles; and a beaker, pale green in color, free-blown, the cylindrical body flaring at the mouth, with an applied dark green ring around the body, on a raised pad base
4 3/8 in. (11.1 cm) high (2)