Glass perfume bottle
- Early or Mid Imperial
- 1st–2nd century A.D.
- Glass; blown
- 4 1/16 in. (10.3 cm)
Other: 2 1/16 in. (5.3 cm)
Diam. of rim: 3/4 in. (2 cm)
- Credit Line:
- The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
- Accession Number:
Colorless but with prominent purple streaks.
Rim folded out, over, and in, and pressed flat around mouth but aslant to neck; tall, slender, cylindrical neck, with tooled indent around base; conical sides to body, curving in to flat but uneven bottom.
Two faint horizontal lines around upper part of body.
Intact; a few bubbles, glassy inclusions, and blowing striations; dulling and faint iridescent weathering on exterior, some thicker, enamel-like weathering on interior.
Conical lavender blown glass vase with long slender neck.