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Lot 0029D
Rome, ca. 3rd to 4th century CE. In a compound word, jaw-dropping! A free-blown glass bottle of light blue-green hues with a globular body on a concave bottom and a tall slender tubular neck which would have allowed only small amounts of precious scented liquid to be dispensed at a time. The neck is elegantly adorned with a ribbon-like trail around its lower end. Stunning traces of rainbow iridescence throughout, quite a beauty! Size: 3.375" in diameter x 7.125" H (8.6 cm x 18.1 cm)

Provenance: Ex-private east coast, USA collection

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#121126

Condition

Repair to top section of neck. Heavy from sediment within the bottle.

Starting Bid

$500.00

Buyer's Premium

  • 24.5%

Late Roman Decorated Glass Perfume Flask / Sprinkler

Estimate $1,000 - $1,500Mar 15, 2017
686 S. Taylor Avenue Suite 106
Louisville, CO 80027
United States
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