Ancient Glass Blog of The Allaire Collection

Amber Roman Bottle

Posted in 2. Ancient Glass, Roman Glass by Allaire Collection of Glass on December 4, 2015

During the First Century, glass artists were using colored glass to a great extent.  The most popular colors used were blue, auberegene and amber.  This bottle is a simple globular shape decorated with a thin white trail spiraling around the body and bottom of the base.

H: 11.5 cm

First Century

Oppenlander #645 & #648,

Kevorkian, Loudmer, Paris 1985 #150-155

The Bomford Collection,1976 #58

Illustrated Dictionary of Glass 309

Christie’s Kofler-Truniger Collection #127

21R Amber First Century Bottle

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