Marbled glass perfume bottle


On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171

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.

Marbled glass perfume bottle, Glass, Roman

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