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Glass miniature bottle with trefoil rim

Period:
Early Imperial
Date:
early 1st century A.D.
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Glass; blown
Dimensions:
H.: 2 3/16 in. (5.6 cm)
Classification:
Glass
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
17.194.112
Not on view
Opaque white.
Fine trefoil rim; everted mouth; cylindrical neck, expanding downwards; globular body; flattened bottom.
Intact; blowing striations; pitting of surface bubbles, creamy iridescent weathering on one side, thick, dark, limy encrustation on the other, extending across most of bottom.
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