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Lot 396: Roman Iridescent Unguentarium
December 6, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 1st-3rd century AD. A glass toilet bottle with bulb finial, dimple base, tapering stem, everted and rolled rim; iridescent surface. Cf. Whitehouse, D. Roman Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass, vol.1, New York, 1997, item 263. 65 grams, 15.5cm (6"). Acquired on the London art market prior to 1980.
Condition Report: Fine condition.