Cut Glass Bowl

Aphrodite- Ancient Sassanian Glass Facet-cut Bowl

Aphrodite- Ancient Sassanian Glass Facet-cut Bowl
Aphrodite- Ancient Sassanian Glass Facet-cut Bowl
Aphrodite- Ancient Sassanian Glass Facet-cut Bowl
Aphrodite- Ancient Sassanian Glass Facet-cut Bowl

Aphrodite- Ancient Sassanian Glass Facet-cut Bowl    Aphrodite- Ancient Sassanian Glass Facet-cut Bowl
5th - 7th century A. Complete, re-assembled from few fragments.

Ex: European private collection, 1990s. Yellow-green glass, made of deep hemispherical bowl with a rounded rim and four rows of circular facets cuts. This cup and similar ones have thick walls, they were highly prized in antiquity, traveling as far as China, Korea, and Japan.

Scholars hypothesize that some of them probably arrived with Sassanian princes fleeing eastward from Arab invaders in the 6th - 7th centuries AD. While others were taken east by Persian merchants traveling across Asia. Cf: Ernesto Wolf Glass collection, 2001, no. 353; Axel von Saldren et al, Glasser der Antike, Smmlung Erwin Oppenlander, Hamburg, 1974, no. 248 & 259; Persian Glass, Private Tokyo collection, pl. FOR THOSE SERIOUS ABOUT ANCIENT GLASS COLLECTING: OUR ANCIENT GLASS COLLECTION IS BY FAR THE LARGEST AND FINEST OFFERED FOR SALE ANYWHERE.

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The item "APHRODITE- ANCIENT SASSANIAN GLASS FACET-CUT BOWL" is in sale since Thursday, March 16, 2017. This item is in the category "Antiques\Antiquities\Islamic".antiquities" and is located in Brooklyn, New York.

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Aphrodite- Ancient Sassanian Glass Facet-cut Bowl    Aphrodite- Ancient Sassanian Glass Facet-cut Bowl