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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.
1903. Collection Julien Gréau. Verrerie antique, émaillerie et poterie appartenant à M. John Pierpont Morgan. no. 1324, p. 186, pl. 156.2.

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