Glass mosaic bottle
- Early Imperial, Julio-Claudian
- 1st half of 1st century A.D.
- Glass; cast and blown
- 3 9/16in. (9cm)
- Credit Line:
- Edward C. Moore Collection, Bequest of Edward C. Moore, 1891
- Accession Number:
Colorless, translucent cobalt blue, translucent honey brown, opaque light blue, opaque white, and opaque yellow.
Outsplayed rim with a closed, cut-out tubular ledge below an uneven, vertical lip; tall cylindrical neck, with slight indent around base; conical body with slightly concave sides; uneven, slightly pushed-in bottom.
Striped mosaic pattern formed from a single pre-formed cane comprising lengths arranged in repeated groups of different colors.
Intact, except for minor, weathering chips to rim; deep pitting, iridescence, and patches of creamy white weathering.
Globular "color-band" perfume bottle.