Glass mosaic bottle
- Early Imperial, Julio-Claudian
- 1st half of 1st century A.D.
- Glass; cast and blown, and tooled
- H.: 2 7/16 in. (6.2 cm)
- Credit Line:
- Edward C. Moore Collection, Bequest of Edward C. Moore, 1891
- Accession Number:
Translucent honey brown and opaque white.
Everted, slightly beveled rim with angular outer lip; cylindrical neck, tapering downward, with tooling indents around top below rim; squat globular body; slightly concave bottom.
Marbled mosaic pattern formed from sections of a single cane in a brown ground with white parallel lines in a irregular zigzag pattern.
Intact; dulling, slight pitting, whitish iridescent weathering, and inside neck and body soil encrustation.
Rotary grinding marks on exterior.