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Tall Roman Glass 'Candlestick' unguentarium

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Tall Roman Glass Candlestick unguentarium Ancient Roman  glass
A Roman unguentarium in pale green glass. The flask has a rounded bell-shaped body, tall neck, with flattened rim and stands on a flat base. The glass and crust exhibit attractive patches of iridescence.

Eastern Mediterranean: Circa 3rd century AD.

For similar examples see items 262 Roman Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass David Whitehouse.

Complete and intact, with crusty accretions.
Height 16.8 cms (6.6 ins).

At the height of its popularity in Rome, glass was present in nearly every aspect of daily life. It was a particularly favoured container for precious, valuable liquids, such as expensive oils, perfumes, and medicines which were produced from all corners of the Roman empire.
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£285.00  UK
$362.63  USA
334.73  EU
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Date 3rd century AD.  Pre 16th Century Antiques Material Glass Origin Roman Item code as1213a040 / J824 Status Sold

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