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Unguentarium Antique Roman Blown Glass Vessel Flask c. III AD 5.2in Tall BINONO

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Seller: classic_culture (512) 99.2%, Location: London, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 112195827252 Unguentarium Antique Roman Blown Glass Vessel Flask c. III AD 5.2in Tall BINONO Pre-owned Antique Roman Empire blown glass bottle unguentarium, in excellent condition.Genuine product in original antique condition. Dates from around III ADAcquired at the estate sale, part of a larger collection belonging to a reputable antiques collector in Devon, UK. This unguentarium was excavated in the surrounding area of Ostia Antica, ancient Rome’s port city, in the early twentieth century. Elegant and beautifully proportioned unguentarium with a delightful simplicity. Most likely a sprinkler, would have contained valued perfume or body oil. Free hand blown and tooled blueish glass vessel with hot-work decoration. Tiny bubbles are visible in glass structure.Unevenly pitted surface with patches of brilliant iridescence and some deposits. Flared mouth with rounded rim. Gently tapered neck which widens into a sloping shoulder towards the bulbous base. A handsome spiral trail with four adorns the upper portion of the neck. The bulbous base is embellished with three blackberry shaped prunts in the same pale blue glass as the vessel. The spiral trail and prunts are decorative elements that also provide a secure grip for a vessel with no handles. Prunts are often found as a design motif in Roman Rhine glasswork. Flat base with gentle concave indentation with remnants of a pontil. Preowned antique Roman Glass unguentarium in excellent condition. Gracefully aged with an unevenly pitted surface, patches of brilliant iridescence and some deposits. Signs of weathering visible inside the vessel. No cracks. No chips. Structurally sound and complete. Dimensions Height 5.2in - 13.2 Diameter mouth 2.6in - 6.6cm Diameter base at widest 2.6in - 6.6cm Weight unpacked 164g. 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Kind of Classic is our shop on eBay UK.We sell an eclectic range of Vintage, Collectibles & Antiques. We also stock new & gently used clothes & accessories. We select items on the strength of their design, quality & style - be it classic or quirky. Kind of Classic sells genuine & original products, rigorously inspected for excellent condition. Most of our items date from a time when products were manufactured with integrity, un-compromised by planned obsolescence. We sell items that endure the test of time. About this sale 1. Full & honest item description 2. Photographs of the actual item, unless stated 3. Item sold with no guarantee/service. 4. Listed as ‘Private Sale’ buyer's identity is not revealed. 5. We aim for 100% customer satisfaction. Shipping info1. Items usually dispatched next working day, following full payment. 2. Items are appropriately & securely packed. 3. Shipping from the UK. 4. Postage includes Tracking/Signature. 5. Domestic shipping quote refers to UK mainland. 6. Postal delays are subject to 14 days before being declared lost. 7. The Seller shall not be liable for Customs duties. 8. Multiple purchases shipped to the same address may receive a postage discount, parcel size and weight restrictions may apply. 9. Collection not offered. UK Postage Most items shipped by Royal Mail, unless stated. At the point of payment buyers may select their preferred delivery method; 2nd Class Signed for or Special Delivery 1pm (tracked & signed). International Postage Most items are dispatched with Royal Mail International Airmail tracked/signed. Some items may be shipped via courier i.e. UPS DHL FedEx. Feel free to contact us for a shipping quote, we'll gladly find a fast and cost-effective option. For more great items visit our shop on eBayUK Kind of Classic Follow us on twitter @Kind_of_Classic Text and photographs ©classic_culture 2016 Do not copy or use without written permission. _gsrx_vers_632 (GS 6.9.8 (632)) Condition: Preowned antique Roman Glass unguentarium in excellent condition. Gracefully aged with an unevenly pitted surface, patches of brilliant iridescence and some deposits. Signs of weathering visible inside the vessel. No cracks. No chips. Structurally sound and complete., Material: Glass, Type: Bottle, Colour: Aqua

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