Roman Glass Unguentarium With Silvery Iridescence
C. 2nd century AD
A translucent glass Unguentarium with a wide rim and tall neck leading to a bulbous body, with a nice silvery iridescence.
It was said that in ancient times, Unguntariums were used as tear-catchers for mourning loved ones.
Intact and in excellent condition with a beautiful silvery iridescence.
Ref: Ancient Glass by Bergman Oliver Carnegie, pg 83.
Size: 85mm height