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Lot 0033G
Roman, Imperial Period, ca. 1st to 3rd century CE. A free-blown sprinkler vessel comprised of translucent blue-green glass, of a rounded body with swirling diagonal ribbing, tubular neck, a pinched mouth, and a wide flared rim. Sprinkler vases, with their tooled construction rings at the base of the neck, were used to sprinkle precious rose water or perfumes. Beyond its graceful form, gorgeous color, and skillful technique, a stunning layer of fiery rainbow iridescence entices the eye! Size: 3.5" H (8.9 cm).

Provenance: private East Coast, USA collection

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Repaired from several pieces with light adhesive residue along break lines. Age-commensurate surface wear, with light earthen deposits, and wonderful rainbow iridescence throughout.

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Roman Green Glass Sprinkler Jar - Nice Iridescence!

Estimate $600 - $900Dec 20, 2017
Louisville, CO, USA