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Glass perfume bottle

Period:
Early Imperial
Date:
1st century A.D.
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Glass; blown
Dimensions:
H.: 3 5/16 in. (8.4 cm)
Classification:
Glass
Credit Line:
Edward C. Moore Collection, Bequest of Edward C. Moore, 1891
Accession Number:
91.1.1242
Not on view
Translucent cobalt blue.
Uneven, everted rim, with rounded lip; slender, cylindrical neck, with tooled horizontal indent around base; piriform body; small, concave bottom.
Intact; some pinprick bubbles; dulling and faint iridescence on exterior, patches of weathering on interior.
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