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Glass perfume bottle
3rd century A.D.
H.: 6 1/8 in. (15.6 cm)
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Not on view
Colorless.Rim folded out, round, and in; tall, slender neck, tapering downwards and then expanding to join imperceptibly with low, conical body; deep kick in bottom, with trace of pontil scar towards edge of bottom.Complete except for one small hole with weathered edges in side of body; many bubbles, elongated in neck, and blowing striations; dulling, iridescence, and some creamy weathering, with soil encrustation on interior.
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