Amber Roman Glass Bottle
Amber Roman Bottle (21R) Allaire collection
H: 11.5 cm D: First Century
Remark: During the First Century, glass artists were using colored glass to a great extent. The most popular colors used were blue, aubergine and amber. This bottle is a simple globular shape decorated with a thin white trail spiraling around the body and bottom of the base.
Ref: Oppenlander #645 & #648, Kevorkian, Loudmer, Paris 1985 #150-155 The Bomford Collection,1976 #58 Illustrated Dictionary of Glass 309Christie’s Kofler-Truniger Collection #127