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.