Egyptian Islamic blue glass flask

R165

£180.00

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A blue glass flask with a conical body terminating in a flared rim.

Culture
Egypt, Islamic period, 8th to 10th Century AD

Size
8.7 x 3.2 cms

Condition
Intact apart from chipping to the tip of the pointed base which was probably part of the manufacturing process

Provenance
Ex. RW collection, Hessen, Germany; acquired before 1980.

A similar though less ornate example of this shape may be found in the Petrie Museum, London, UC22235:
www.http://petriecat.museums.ucl.ac.uk/detail.aspx#34822

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