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102. ROMAN GLASS PERFUME FLASK

A delicately formed pale blue glass roman perfume flask. 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.

This vessel was made specifically for the purpose of holding valuable liquids such as perfume.



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

Dimensions: Height 12.5cm

Provenance: Ex. private collection, UK.

£110.00

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