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Glass globular bottle

Period:
Early to Mid Imperial
Date:
mid-1st–mid-2nd century A.D.
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Glass; blown
Dimensions:
H.: 5 1/8 in. (13 cm)
Classification:
Glass
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
17.194.77
Not on view
Uncertain color, possibly colorless.
Collared rim, folded out, down, round, up, and out, forming horizontal tapering lip, slightly down-turned on one side; cylindrical neck with slight tooling indent around base; globular body; pushed-in bottom.
Intact; much of surfaces covered in brown encrustation with patches of dulling and iridescent weathering.
1903. Collection Julien Gréau. Verrerie antique, émaillerie et poterie appartenant à M. John Pierpont Morgan. no. 1686, p. 225.

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