Marbled glass perfume bottle
- Early Imperial
- early to mid-1st century A.D.
- Glass; blown, trailed, and marvered
- 2 3/8 × 1 1/4 in. (6.1 × 3.2 cm)
Lip diameter: 3/4 in. (2 cm)
- Credit Line:
- The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
- Accession Number:
Translucent blue and opaque white.
Rim folded out, over, and in, and smoothed into sides of flaring mouth; short, cylindrical neck, expanding downwards to join imperceptibly with ovoid body; flattened, slightly concave bottom. Numerous trails applied to gather and marvered into surface, forming an irregular way pattern extending from rim to bottom.
Intact; some bubbles; deep pitting, dulling, and patches of iridescence and creamy white weathering.
Oval blue and white blown glass marbled perfume bottle.