ANCIENT ROMAN BLUE POINTED PERFUME UNGUENTARIUM

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Measurements: 7.5 cm - height

 

Description: A small and delicate blue glass perfume flask with a small rim folding inwards into a wider bulbous body and tapering into a narrow point. The item has a beautiful blue hue which was achieved by ddding copper oxides to the glass while in furnace Perfume flasks are the most common items of Roman blown glass, equally used in everyday life or deposited as grave goods.

 

Period: 1st - 2nd century AD

 

Reference: Hayes, J.W., Roman and Pre-Roman Glass in Royal Ontario Museum, 1975, no. 103.

 

Condition: Very fine, with some natural encrustations but overall colouring still remaining vivid and bright. Minor repairs to the rim.

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