Glass perfume bottle

Period:
Imperial
Date:
late 1st–3rd century A.D.
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Glass; blown
Dimensions:
H.: 1 3/8 in. (3.5 cm)
Classification:
Glass
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
17.194.109
Not on view
Translucent pale blue green.
Rim folded out, over, and in, and flattened on top surface; cylindrical neck; squat, globular body; thick bottom, pushed in at center.
Intact; many bubbles and blowing striations; dulling, pitting, and iridescence on exterior, some creamy weathering on rim and inside of neck.
Froehner, Wilhelm. 1903. Collection Julien Gréau. Verrerie antique, émaillerie et poterie appartenant à M. John Pierpont Morgan no. 1382, p. 190, pl. 158.9, Paris.