LARGE ROMAN GLASS UNGUENTARIUM

C. 2nd century AD
Clear glass unguentarium with a silvery iridescence; tubular neck with a small bulbous body and out turned rim
It was said that in ancient times Unguentariums were used as tear-catchers for mourning loved ones.
Intact with iridescence to surfaces
Ref: Ancient Glass by Bergman Oliver Carnegie; pg 83
176mm height x 71mm base width

  • Item no: L410
  • 1 Units in Stock

£165.00




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