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Lot 0173
**Originally Listed At $600**

Roman Empire, Imperial Period, ca. 1st to 3rd century CE. This pretty pale blue-green translucent bottle has a slightly concave base with a smooth pontil, a rounded piriform body that tapers gradually to narrow shoulders and a pinched neck base, a short tubular neck, and an an in-folded rim. A layer of fiery iridescence is shown on the exterior layer, and can be blinding in the right light. A beautiful example! Size: 3.25" W x 5.375" H (8.3 cm x 13.7 cm).

Provenance: private Florida, USA collection

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#121193

Condition

Heavy earthen deposits to one side of body, neck, and around mouth, surface weathering commensurate with age, possible repairs to neck, and iridescence throughout.

Starting Bid

$450

Buyer's Premium

  • 24.5%

Pretty Roman Glass Unguentarium

Estimate $1,000 - $1,500
2d
17h
10m
25s
$4500 bids
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