Translucent Ancient Glass – Roman Period Perfume Jar

$1,900.00

Translucent light blue green Roman Glass Perfume Bottle.

  • Extremely nice patina.
  • Double handle ancient glass Jar.
  • 1st century Roman glass.
  • Height: 5 inch / 12 cm.
  • Discovered in Israel.
  • Certificate of authenticity.

Description

Roman Glass Translucent light blue green Used as a Perfume Bottle.

Decorated long rim, large handle, fat body and disk striped base.

  • EF light blue and green patina.
  • 1st century Roman glass.
  • Height: 5 inch / 12 cm.
  • Discovered in Israel.
  • Certificate of authenticity.

Ancient perfume bottles from the Roman period discovered in Jerusalem.

Glass became much more common, and one of the first types of vessels to be made using this new blowing technique is the small elongated bottle that we call the “perfume jars”, what makes it a great investment.

Zak’s Antiquities is the website of Zak’s fine art and antiquities. Located on the Christian Quarter road in Jerusalem’s Old City. The shop began in 1964 and has remained as a family owned and operated business till this day. For the past 50 years Zak’s Antiquities has sold ancient coins, antiquities and art authentic to Israel and Jerusalem.

Additional information

Weight 1 kg
Dimensions 3 × 3 × 20 cm