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Glass perfume bottle

Period:
Mid Imperial
Date:
2nd–3rd century A.D.
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Glass; blown
Dimensions:
H.: 7 1/4 in. (18.4 cm)
Classification:
Glass
Credit Line:
Bequest of Mary Anna Palmer Draper, 1914
Accession Number:
15.43.188
Not on view
Translucent light blue green.
Rim folded out, round, and in, with beveled inner lip; lop-sided, flaring mouth; tall, slender cylindrical neck, tooled in around base; small bell-shaped body with concave side; deep pushed-in bottom.
Intact; pinprick and elongated bubbles; severe weathering and pitting, brilliant iridescence, and patches of thick creamy brown weathering.
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