Glass perfume bottle


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Translucent cobalt blue; trail in uncertain color, possibly opaque white.
Outsplayed, rounded rim; cylindrical neck; broad, piriform body; flat bottom.
Single trail, applied to edge of bottom, wound round body in a spiral fifteen times as a thick marvered trail at bottom, then becoming a fine trail in relief on body, ending below neck.
Intact, but small cracks in bottom; some bubbles; dulling, limy brown weathering, and faint iridescence.

Glass perfume bottle, Glass, Roman

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