AN EARLY IMPERIAL ROMAN AUBERGINE AND WHITE BLOWN MARBLED GLASS BOTTLE

With highly iridescent patina.

Early 1st Century AD

Height: 11.5 cm. (4 9/16 in.)

Width: 8.6 cm. (3 3/8 in.)

#2290

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: Auth, Susan ; Ancient Glass at the Newark Museum (Newark, 1976) p.57 Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York acc. no. 74.51.36