Large Roman Glass Sprinkler Flask

Item Description

C. 4th century AD

A nice large Roman glass sprinkler flask with a globular body, thick, trailed rod of glass around the neck, a flaring mouth and a single handle and a nice iridescence to surfaces. It also has a small inner-disk at the bottom of the neck with a small hole to allow precious liquids to be used sparingly. The liquid would most likely have been perfumed oil for beautification.

Intact and in excellent condition with some iridescence to surfaces and of a large size.

Provenance; Provincial auction from Ex English Collection.

Size: 143mm height



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