Roman Cast Glass 'Cotton Reel' Unguentarium

GBP 165.00

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Object Description

A pool-shaped unguentarium with a wide everted flat rim, standing on a flat base. Covered with rich iridescence.
The shape of this unguentarium seems to be characteristic of Roman Egypt. The thick walls creating a durable container with a very small capacity.

Object Literature

For similar: cf. Item 50 Ancient Glass at the Newark Museum (USA).

Object Details

  • material
  • dimensions
    H:6.7 centimeters
  • year
    Circa 2nd-3rd century A.D.

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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