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Glass perfume bottle

Period:
Early Imperial
Date:
early 1st century A.D.
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Glass; blown
Dimensions:
H.: 2 3/8 in. (6 cm)
Classification:
Glass
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
17.194.105
Not on view
Opaque white.
Fine, flame-rounded, flaring rim, aslant to cylindrical neck that joins imperceptibly with ovoid body, curving in to solid, drawn-out knob base.
Intact; dulling, pitting of surface bubbles, most of surfaces covered in creamy iridescent weathering.
1903. Collection Julien Gréau. Verrerie antique, émaillerie et poterie appartenant à M. John Pierpont Morgan. no. 414, p. 61, pl. 45.7.

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