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Lot 0022C
Roman Empire, Eastern Mediterranean, ca. 2nd to 3rd century CE. A unique translucent green glass vessel, a free blown form with elegant indentations on the body, applied dark blue rigaree wrapped around the neck to the rim and twin pale green trail handles. These elaborate glass vessels were found in tombs and would have contained scented oils for the deceased to carry into the next world. Custom stand. Size: 3" W x 8.375" H (7.6 cm x 21.3 cm); 8.75" H (22.2 cm) on stand.

Provenance: Ex-private New York Collection; Ex-Long Island, New York inheritance, acquired by Shay Oron, New York City.

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Lip and neck repaired with visible fissures; light iridescence and surface deposits.

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Large Roman Green Glass Handled Perfume Bottle

Estimate $2,500 - $3,500
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