Square Glass Bottle

Culture: Roman
Period: 1st-3rd century A.D.
Material: Glass
Dimensions: 13.3 cm high
Price: Sold
Ref: 3319
Provenance: Private collection B. K., Vienna. Acquired in an Austrian auction house.
Condition: Intact
Description: Bottle of green clear glass blown to form with a square corpus. The neck is cylindrical, the rim thickened, pulled outwards and everted. A broad handle with five ribs originating under the rim and finishing off on the shoulder. Bottles like the present one were produced as of the 1st century A.D. in the entire Roman Empire. They were used as storage containers.