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Glass perfume bottle

Period:
Early Imperial
Date:
1st century A.D.
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Glass; blown
Dimensions:
H.: 4 13/16 in. (12.2 cm)
Classification:
Glass
Credit Line:
Edward C. Moore Collection, Bequest of Edward C. Moore, 1891
Accession Number:
91.1.1419
Not on view
Translucent blue.
Top of neck curving to one side; long, slender neck, joining imperceptibly with piriform body; side of body slightly flattened and with a small tooling indent; body then tapers and terminates in a solid spike.
Broken at top of neck with all of rim missing; spike also broken and chipped; many bubbles, some elongated; dulling, pitting, and iridescent weathering.
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