Object Image

Glass perfume bottle

Translucent pale blue green.

Rim folded out, over, and in, with broad mouth; slender, slightly concave cylindrical neck, tooled in around base; sloping shoulder; straight sides to body, tapering downward; pushed-in bottom with deep kick and trace of pontil scar.

Intact; some bubbles; dulling and iridescence.

Credit: The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76...

2nd-3rd century A.D.
Glass; blown
Image and text © Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2019

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Permanent collection