Roman Square Glass Bottle

Culture: Roman
Period: 1st-3rd century A.D.
Material: Glass
Dimensions: 14 cm high
Price: 1 600 Euro
Ref: 3434
Provenance: From the inventory of the judicially dissolved Parisian gallery La Reine Margot. There listed with the inventory number 8503a.
Condition: Intact
Description: Bottle blown into the mold made of green clear glass with a square body. The neck is cylindrical, the rim thickened, pulled outwards and everted. A broad band handle, also with thick rims, sits on the shoulder. Bottles like the present one were produced throughout the Roman Empire from the 1st century A.D. They were used as storage containers.