Glass perfume bottle with opaque white trail


On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171

Translucent cobalt blue; trail in opaque white.
Outsplayed, rounded, and slightly thickened rim; tall neck, joining imperceptibly with slender piriform body, drawn out at base into solid knob.
Trail applied on knob base, wound round and up in a spiral 12 times across body, ending at base of neck.
Broken and repaired with one large gap in rim; pinprick bubbles; slight brownish weathering.

Blue spindle shaped vase with very long neck and pointed bottom; wound with white glass threads.

Glass perfume bottle with opaque white trail, Glass, Roman

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