A ROMAN GLASS UNGUENTARIUM
Please refer to our stock # G.50 when inquiring.
c. 1st-2nd Century CE
Free-blown, this vessel is composed of a squat bell-shaped body with concave sides, a cylindrical neck and a folded rim. Of Syro-Palestinian manufacture.
In excellent condition with lovely natural iridescence present.
Height: 14 cm (5.51 inches)
Worldwide Shipping and Certificate of Authenticity Included in Price.
Export Approval from the Israel Antiquities Authority.
David Whitehouse, “Roman Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass: Vol. 1” (Corning: 1997)
“Neither gold nor crystal can compare with it, nor can it be had for jewels of gold.” (Job 28:17)