Glass mosaic perfume bottle
- Early Imperial
- 1st half of 1st century A.D.
- Glass; blown with marvered trails
- H.: 3 in. (7.6 cm)
- Credit Line:
- Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
- Accession Number:
Translucent amber yellow, with opaque white trails.
Rounded rim; flaring mouth; cylindrical neck, expanding downwards; sloping shoulder; globular body; slightly concave bottom.
Trails applied from rim to bottom, marvered into an irregular pattern of fine and thick lines.
Intact; pinprick and larger round bubbles; pitting of surface bubbles and faint iridescence on exterior, dulling and soil encrustation on interior.