Marbled Dark Blue Glass Flask

Culture: Roman
Period: Early 1st century A.D.
Material: Glass
Dimensions: 7.5 cm high
Price: Sold
Ref: 3311
Provenance: French private collection, acquired in a Parisian auction house. Accompanied by a French antiquities passport.
Condition: Intact and of high quality.
Description: Dark blue unguentarium or perfume bottle with a spherical, compressed corpus, a long, towards the top tapering neck and an everted rim. The base is flattened, slightly concave. Base, body and neck are covered by several, opaque white curved glass threads, creating the marbled effect of the flask.