Roman Aubergine Glass Bottle

with pinched body decoration

2nd - 3rd Centuries AD

Height: 8.5 cm. (3 3/8 in.)

Width: 5.2 cm. (2 1/16 in.)

#3567

ex: private British collection, collected before 1955

Comparandum: Stern, E. Marianne ; Roman, Byzantine and Early Medieval Glass 10BCE-700CE. Ernesto Wolf Collection. (New York, 2001) no.7 Kevorkian, Annie ; Verres Antiques et de l’Islam (Paris, 1985) no.139 Auth, Susan ; Ancient Glass at the Newark Museum (Newark, 1976) no.155 Corning Museum; Glass from the Ancient World. The Ray Winfield Smith Collection (Corning, 1957) no.152