Glass perfume bottle
2nd–3rd century A.D.
Other: 6 3/4 x 3 3/4 x 1 3/8 in. (17.1 x 9.5 x 3.5 cm)
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Not on view
Colorless with bluish tinge.
Tubular rim folded out, over, and in; cylindrical neck flaring downward; convex body, curving out and sharply downward; pushed-in bottom with central kick.
Broken and repaired on body with small hole in edge at base; many bubbles and blowing striations; pitting, iridescence, and patches of creamy brown weathering.
Colorless blown glass "candle-stick" vase with very long neck and wide base.