Glass perfume bottle
- Early Imperial
- 1st century A.D.
- Glass; blown
- Height: 3 1/4 in. (8.3 cm)
Diameter: 1 3/16 × 11/16 in. (3 × 1.8 cm)
- Credit Line:
- Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
- Accession Number:
Not on view
Translucent cobalt blue; opaque white trails.
Flaring rim, folded over and in, forming uneven mouth; cylindrical neck with horizontal tooling indent around base; slender, piriform body; flat bottom.
Mosaic pattern of a single cane in blue ground mixed with white stripes.
Intact, but two areas of deep pitting with jagged edges; many bubbles, some elongated; dulling, pitting of surface bubbles, iridescence, and greyish weathering.