History of Glass
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A ROMAN GLASS JUG CIRCA LATE 1ST-2ND CENTURY A.D. Pale green in color, mold blown, the cylindrical body tapering slightly, on a kicked base, the rounded shoulders sloping to the cylindrical neck, the wide flaring mouth infolded, the wide strap handle pulled up from the shoulders and folded below the rim 9¼ in. (23.5 cm.) high
AN ABBASID GREEN AND CLEAR GLASS FRAGMENTARY CAMEO BEAKER
AN ABBASID GREEN AND CLEAR GLASS FRAGMENTARY CAMEO BEAKER PROBABLY SAMARRA, MESOPOTAMIA, 8TH/9TH CENTURY Of slightly flaring cylindrical form, the sides with a broad band of four panels each with a central stem issuing split palmettes and arabesques cut through the green outer glass surface to the inner clear glass body, areas of restoration 4¼in. (11cm.) high
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Glass Bottle in the Shape of a Fish Rome (Gaul), 200-300 AD The British Museum “This glass bottle was made by blowing into a mould. New types of decorated mould-blown glass were being produced in the Roman world by the third century AD, and were to remain in circulation for over a hundred years. Many examples were made. Although particularly popular in the eastern provinces, a number of types of mould-blown glass bottles are found in the west: new and larger versions of grape- and head-fla