Ancient Roman Glass Cosmetic Container

GBP 495.00

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Object Description

A fine Ancient Roman cosmetic container, kohl, blown from pale blue glass. The vessel features a slender piriform body which stands on a substantial flat base. Two handles have been applied to the cylindrical neck, then drawn up and pressed onto the everted rim. Blowing striations and air bubbles formed during the production process are visible on the body.

Date: 2nd – 4th Century AD

Object Condition

Very good condition. Dark iridescence, weathering and earthly encrustation to the surface.

Object Details

  • material
  • dimensions
    W:4.1 x H:9.9 centimeters

Dealer Opening Times

By appointment only.

Dealer Contact

+44 (0)208 364 4565
+44 (0)7833231322

Dealer Location

The Gallery
Trent Park Equestrian Centre
Eastpole Farm House, Bramley Road
Oakwood, N14 4UW, United Kingdom

St James's Ancient Art
10 Charles II Street, Ground Floor
St James

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