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Glass perfume bottle

Period:
Early Imperial
Date:
1st century A.D.
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Glass; blown and cut
Dimensions:
H.: 4 3/4 in. (12.1 cm)
Classification:
Glass
Credit Line:
Gift of Miss Ida H. Ogilvie, 1951
Accession Number:
51.80.4
Not on view
Colorless with blue green tinge.
Rim folded out, over, and in with beveled upper edge; cylindrical neck, expanding downward and tooled in around base; tall bulbous body; concave bottom.
On body, three bands of two fine abraded horizontal lines.
Intact; many bubbles and blowing striations; dulling, patches of deep pitting and iridescent weathering.
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