Roman Glass Bottle

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Object Description

An Ancient Roman light green blown glass bottle. The vessel sits on a flat foot and features a flared base which then constricts to an ovoid shaped body leading to a cylindrical neck, with a light constriction at the base, which then flares to an out-splayed folded rim. The vessel is covered by thick layers of encrustations, some brown-black, some of lighter colour.

Date: Circa 2nd-3rd Century AD

Object Literature

For a similar item, The Metropolitan Museum, item number 74.51.219

Object Condition

Extremely fine, thick encrustations to the surface.

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Trent Park Equestrian Centre
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St James's Ancient Art
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