Seller: arteantico111 (303) 100%, Location: New York, New York, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 162294234500 ANCIENT TERRACOTTA UNGUENT BOTTLE ANTIQUITY NEAR EAST 3 B.C. Country: SyriaPeriod: 3rd Millennium B.C.Dimensions: 5-1/4" (13.3 cm) HWeight: 5.4 oz. (152 gm.) Description: A very fine ancient unguent bottle, of pale orange terracotta. The bottle has a flat bottom, a pear shaped body with a long cylindrical neck and slender flared rim. Encrustations throughout.Bottles such as this were used to hold perfume or other precious unguents. Provenance: Ex. Merrin Gallery, N.Y.C.; presently private collection, New York, N.Y.