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Glass perfume bottle

Period:
Early Imperial
Date:
1st century A.D.
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Glass; blown
Dimensions:
H.: 1 5/8 in. (4.1 cm)
Classification:
Glass
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
17.194.108
Not on view
Translucent light blue green.
Slanting rim folded out, over, and in, and flattened on top surface; cylindrical neck, with tooling around base; conical body; flat bottom.
Intact; bubbles and blowing striations; dulling, pitting, iridescence, and small patches of soil encrustation on exterior, some encrustation and weathering on inside of neck; loose ball of solid soil-encrusted material in bottle.
1903. Collection Julien Gréau. Verrerie antique, émaillerie et poterie appartenant à M. John Pierpont Morgan. no. 1346, p. 187, pl. 156.25.

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