Fusiform toilet bottle (unguentarium)

Roman
Imperial Period
3rd–4th century A.D.


Dimensions

Length: 23.5 cm (9 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

94.204

Medium or Technique

Glass, free-blown

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Slightly pointed base; tubular body with large bulge in the middle; outsplayed rim. Transparent greenish. Intact; slightly iridescent.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Thomas B. Clark; date unknown: purchased by Mrs. S. D. Warren from Thomas B. Clark; gift of Mrs. S. D. Warren to MFA, November 21, 1894

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Samuel D. Warren