ROMAN GLASS UNGUENTARIUM

C. 2nd century AD
A translucent glass unguentarium with a wide rim and tall neck leading to a small bulbous body; with a patchy iridescence to surfaces.
It was said that in ancient times; Unguntariums were used as tear-catchers for mourning loved ones.
Intact and in good condition with a nice iridescence
Ref: Ancient Glass by Bergman Oliver Carnegie; pg 83
147mm height

  • Item no: L669
  • 1 Units in Stock

£165.00




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