Delicate translucent glass unguentarium with bell-shaped body, tall cylindrical neck and flared rim. The body with a tiny ridge at the join to the tall neck.
Some silver iridescence and minor encrustation.
The glass bottles are sometimes referred to as unguentarium (unguent-container), lacrimarium (tear-container) or balsamarium (balsam-container). The terms reflect different the assumptions about their use.
Size: H. 15.5 cm
Culture: Roman, 1st-2nd century AD
Condition: Intact and in choice condition, delicate make.
Provenance: Swiss private collection Dr. P.W. , acquired in the 1990s. Thence art market Zurich, March 2020 sale.
Provenance data to the buyer.
Comes with a Certificate of Authenticity.
Offered lots legally acquired, due diligence conducted to ensure the stated provenance. Related documents seen by Catawiki.
Worldwide shipping with registered priority mail. No export permit needed to ship from Switzerland.
Import taxes for buyers in the countries of the European Union – reduced customs duties of 5% in the United Kingdom – no fees in the United States and in Switzerland.
Italia: Importazione soggetta all’IVA – sdoganamento molto lento – consegna postale lentissima.
- Μπουκάλι, ψηλός
- Αιώνες/χρονική περίοδος
- Roman, 1st-2nd century AD
- Άθικτη, λεπτή, ασημένια ιριδίζουσα