Ancient Glass Blog of The Allaire Collection

ROMAN CYLINDRICAL GLASS BOTTLE

Posted in Uncategorized by Allaire Collection of Glass on January 31, 2018

 

Date: Third Century A.D. Size: H: 9.8 cm, Rim: 6.5 cm D,

Description: This graceful bottle is completely covered with a shimmering iridescence.  Cylindrical bottles of this period are characterized by two types of mouth: one folded in and flattened and the other more common funnel mouth with folded rim as in this example. Both types of bottles are consistently made of pale green.  This kind of iridescence is rare. Found in Turkey.

Condition: intact

Reference: Cf. Auth 1976, #443, APC # I-3

Allaire Collection number: 04R

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