Byzantine or Islamic dark blue glass vesselR17
An opaque dark blue glass flask with a torpedo-shaped body, bulbous neck and flared rim.
Byzantine or Islamic, 7th or 8th Century AD
11 x 2.4 cms
Intact with some surface iridescence
Ex. private collection, Versailles, France; acquired in the 19th Century and thence by family descent. An old label on one side: “172”