Glass mosaic perfume bottle
- Early Imperial
- early to mid-1st century A.D.
- Glass; blown, trailed, and tooled
- Height: 3 13/16 in. (9.7 cm)
Diameter: 2 7/8 × 3/4 in. (7.3 × 1.9 cm)
- Credit Line:
- Gift of Henry G. Marquand, 1881
- Accession Number:
Not on view
Translucent brownish yellow, with opaque white trails.
Everted, rounded rim; cylindrical neck, expanding slightly downward, with slight tooled indent around base; broad piriform body; concave bottom.
Striped mosaic pattern of applied white trails wound round on a yellow ground and then tooled in four upward strokes into swirling circular patterns.
Broken and repaired, with one large hole in rim, another in body, and several smaller holes in neck and body; some small bubbles; some pitting and whitish weathering.