Thick-walled unguentarium with horizontal rim, broad mouth, and cylindrical neck. The conical body with a thick rounded edge at the base, the bottom pushed-in with a central pontil mark.
Translucent dark blue green glass with patches of brilliant iridescence in places.
For a related example, cf. Metropolitan Museum inv. no. 74.51.5839
Size: H. 7.6 cm
Culture: Roman, 2nd-3rd century AD
Condition: Intact and fine. Brilliant iridescence in places.
Provenance: Swiss private collection, acquired at Noele and Ronald Mele Ancient Works of Art, Westport, November 1999 (copy joined). Thence art market Zurich, March 2020 sale.
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Comes with a Certificate of Authenticity.
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Worldwide shipping with registered priority mail. No export permit needed to ship from Switzerland.
Import taxes for buyers in the countries of the European Union – reduced customs duties of 5% in the United Kingdom – no fees in the United States and in Switzerland.
Italia: Importazione soggetta all’IVA – sdoganamento molto lento – consegna postale lentissima.
- Unguentarium lourd
- Siècle/ Période
- Roman, 2nd-3rd century AD
- Intacte et bien