Green glass vessel in the shape of a bird

Sep 02, 2021. 19:17 UTC
Green glass vessel in the shape of a bird
Jesse
United States of America

Acquired from
Other

For sale
Maybe
Description

This dark green glass vessel is shaped like a bird. It measures 4.5 inches long. It’s about 3.5 inches tall and about 2.5 inches wide. There is some slight iridescence to the glass and a white patina on the surface that does flake off sometimes. Purchased online from a lady who said it was in a box of glass that said “Israel 1956”

Provenance

This item allegedly came from an estate sale from a box that had “Israel 1956” written on it.

Answered within 1 day
Sep 03, 21:38 UTC
By Delia

Fair Market Value

$300 - $500 USD

Suggested Asking Price

$500 USD
What does this mean?

Hi Jesse,

Thank you for contacting Mearto with your appraisal inquiry.
Based on the photos and information provided, and subject to examination, this is:

An antique "Roman Glass" bird-form green glass beaker
Possibly ancient, possibly Near Eastern
The green glass beaker in the form of a bird with shaped lip, pinched sides and elongated "tail."
3 1/2 inches tall, 4 1/2 inches long, 2 1/2 inches wide
CONDITION: possibly in fragile condition with flaking surface.
PROVENANCE: acquired at an estate sale
$300-500*
*represents a fair-market value for auction purposes; retail or asking price may vary.

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