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Lot 0284
**Originally Listed At $250**

Roman Empire, Imperial period, ca. 2nd to 4th century CE. A tall glass unguent, free-blown from light yellow glass, with a bell-shaped base tapering to a very long neck, and a wide flat rim with folded lip. A thin film from weathering with traces of rainbow iridescence covers the majority of the neck and rim. Size: 2.75" W x 6.25" H (7 cm x 15.9 cm).

Provenance: private New Jersey USA collection, acquired over twenty years ago

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Heavy surface encrustations on neck, base, and underside, and good mineral deposits throughout. Traces of rainbow iridescence.

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Tall Roman Glass Candlestick Unguentarium

Estimate $400 - $600Apr 30, 2018
686 S. Taylor Avenue Suite 106
Louisville, CO 80027
United States
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