Cretan Hellenistic glass pyxis


Cretan Hellenistic glass pyxis
Cretan Hellenistic glass pyxis
Cretan Hellenistic glass pyxis
Cretan Hellenistic glass pyxis
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A rare heavy green glass pyxis with cylindrical sides and wide base. The underside of the base is decorated with three engraved concentric circles.

Hellenistic, probably from Crete, 2nd Century BC

3.9 x 11.2 cms

Lid lost; some chips and ancient stress cracks around the foot

Ex. private collection, Paris, France; acquired mid to late 20th Century.

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