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102. ROMAN GLASS CANDLESTICK UNGUENTARIUM (PERFUME BOTTLE)

A fine Roman pale-green, almost colorless glass candlestick unguentarium. This delicately formed vessel was made specifically for the purpose of holding valuable liquids such as perfume. The body is a flattened bell shape and stands on a concave base, the neck is long and cylindrical to hinder the flow of liquids and terminates in an everted and folded rim. Areas of blue and silver irridescence. C. 1st - 3rd Century A.D.


Condition: Excellent. Areas of irridescence. No chips or cracks.

Dimensions: Height 12.5cm

Provenance: Ex. private collection, UK.

Price: £129.00

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