Roman Marbled Blue Glass Unguentarium A Roman marbled blue glass unguentarium featuring a pyriform body, slight constriction at the base o.. Product #: AH-433 Regular price: $495.00 $495.00 In Stock
Roman Marbled Blue Glass UnguentariumRoman Marbled Blue Glass UnguentariumRoman Marbled Blue Glass Unguentarium

Roman Marbled Blue Glass Unguentarium

Product Code: AH-433
Height: 8.6CM

£495.00

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A Roman marbled blue glass unguentarium featuring a pyriform body, slight constriction at the base of the cylindrical neck, everted folded rim and flattened base.

A beautiful piece featuring a rippled marbling of blue and colourless glass in various hues. Unguentaria were specifically used as perfume or cosmetics bottles, their small shape suited to holding expensive liquids. They are the most common items of Roman blown glass, equally used in everyday life or deposited as grave goods. 

c. 1st century A.D.

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A Roman marbled blue glass unguentarium featuring a pyriform body, slight constriction at the base of the cylindrical neck, everted folded rim and flattened base.

A beautiful piece featuring a rippled marbling of blue and colourless glass in various hues. Unguentaria were specifically used as perfume or cosmetics bottles, their small shape suited to holding expensive liquids. They are the most common items of Roman blown glass, equally used in everyday life or deposited as grave goods. 

c. 1st century A.D.

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