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Glass perfume bottle

Period:
Early to Mid Imperial
Date:
1st–2nd century A.D.
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Glass; blown
Dimensions:
1 15/16 × 1 in. (5 × 2.5 cm)
Diam. of rim: 3/8 in. (1 cm)
Classification:
Glass
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
17.194.104
Not on view
Translucent pale blue green.
Uneven, flaring rim, folded over and in; slender neck, expanding downwards and joining imperceptibly with globular body; small, pushed-in bottom.
Intact; pinprick and some elongated bubbles in neck; faint dulling, pitting, and iridescent weathering.
Froehner, Wilhelm. 1903. Collection Julien Gréau. Verrerie antique, émaillerie et poterie appartenant à M. John Pierpont Morgan no. 1380, p. 190, pl. 158.7, Paris.

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