Biconical Purple Glass Flask

Culture: Roman
Period: 2nd-3rd century A.D.
Material: Glass
Dimensions: 8 cm high
Price: Sold
Ref: 3296
Provenance: French private collection, acquired in a French auction house.
Condition: Intact
Description: Purple flask of transparent glass. The corpus is free blown with a very broad, biconical form. The neck is small, tapering towards the top. The rim rounded and pulled outwards. The bottom is rounded with a small indent inwards. Possibly from the region of the eastern Mediterranean Sea. Wonderful dark red color!