Ancient Roman Glass Perfume Bottle

GBP 600.00

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Object Description

A delicate Ancient Roman perfume bottle in a pale, translucent blue colour. The vessel features a slender pyriform body tapering to a pointed end, a long cylindrical neck and a rounded, folded flaring rim.
Roman glass objects have been recovered across the Roman Empire in domestic, industrial and funerary contexts. Ancient Roman glassware includes some of the finest pieces of art ever produced in antiquity and the very best were valued higher than wares made with precious metals. The Romans loved glass for its practical as well as decorative uses.

Object Condition

Fine with a stress crack visible to the bottom and across the body of the vessel. Beautiful white iridescence on the surface. Mounted on a custom made stand.

Object Details

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By appointment only.

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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
London
SW1Y 4AA