A SMALL AUGUSTAN ROMAN COBALT BLUE BLOWN GLASS BOTTLE

With highly iridescent crystalline patina.

Early 1st Century AD

Height: 6.6 cm. (2 5/8 in.)

Width: 4.4 cm. (1 3/4 in.)

#2289

Ex: Near Eastern private collection of Mr. H. (d. 2015), by descent from his father (d. 1955).

Published: Antiquarium; Ancient Treasures XX. (London, 2022) p.34

Comparanda: Zampieri, Girolamo; Vetri antichi del Museo civico archeologico di Padova (Venice, 1998) no.60 Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York acc. no. 74.51.56