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.)
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.60Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York acc. no. 74.51.56