Glass perfume bottle
early to mid-1st century A.D.
Glass; blown with marvered trails
H.: 6 3/16 in. (15.7 cm)
Bequest of George D. Pratt, 1935
Translucent pale yellowish green; trail in opaque white.Outsplayed rim, folded down, round, and in, with flattened top surface and inner lip around mouth; wide cylindrical neck, with horizontal tooled indent around base; piriform body; slightly concave bottom with pontil scar.Trail applied to center of bottom and wound up in a spiral, extending to rim, marvered and then tooled into a festoon pattern with six vertical strokes.Intact; large surface bubbles, elongated on neck; pitting, thick creamy weathering, and iridescence.
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