Roman Cast Glass ‘Cotton Reel’ Unguentarium
C. 2nd-3rd century AD
A thick walled glass ‘cotton reel’ with a wide everted rim, flat base and rich iridescence to surfaces.
Chip to rim otherwise has a beautiful silvery iridescence.
Ref: Ancient Glass by Bergman; Oliver; Carnegie. Page 86.
Provenance: Ex Cambridge Gentleman’s collection.
Size: 52mm tall