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Lot 0025
**Originally Listed At $200**

Roman, Imperial Period, ca. 1st to 3rd century CE. A petite, near-translucent, and olive-green glass bottle with a slight-concave base and rough pontil. The slender body has five unevenly-indented sides, a narrow neck, and a flared rim. Areas of brilliant rainbow-hued iridescence adorn the exterior in hues of sapphire, citrine, amethyst, emerald, and topaz. An attractive example for any collection! Size: 1" W x 3.25" H (2.5 cm x 8.3 cm).

Provenance: private Orange County, California, USA collection, acquired before 2000

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Age-commensurate surface wear, with some areas of roughness on body and base, otherwise intact and excellent. Nice earthen deposits as well as rainbow iridescence throughout.

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Beautiful Roman Green Glass Unguentarium

Estimate $300 - $450Jul 30, 2018