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Ancient Roman Marbled Glass Bottle - 50 AD

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Seller: artancientltd (9,489) 99.4%, Location: Huntingdon, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 201126566225 Material: Glass, Original or Reproduction: Original, Genuine or Reproduction: Genuine, Details: A stunning ancient Roman marbled glass bottle, dating to the early to mid-1st century AD. This exquisite little bottle is beautifully composed, the elegant neck and squat body melt seamlessly together to form a vessel of pure elegance. The marbled glass, expertly created in hues of cream and honey, imitates the surface of onyx or alabaster. If one wanted to understand the opulence and class of the wealthy Roman household, surely you could do no better than this precious bottle. Likely a container for the scented oils and perfumes so prized by the elite of Roman society, it may have sat atop the dresser or table of a lady of high fashion. For a similar published example please see: Whitehouse, D. 2001. Roman Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass. New York: Corning Museum. Height: 2 ¼ inches. Condition: Excellent, unrestored. Provenance: This piece is from a large number of antiques, purchased from a shop clearance in the south of England. These items were all exhibited at London department store Fortnum & Mason, approximately 15 years ago. Authenticity All items are unconditionally guaranteed to be Authentic as described. For added security we offer a full money-back guarantee if a recognized authority disputes the authenticity of any object sold. We send paper invoices incorporating a signed certificate of authenticity and photograph of the item. Shipping We send all collectibles Registered, Signed-for and Insured. We do not aim to profit from shipping charges. As volume sellers with preferential rates, we are mostly able to ship at below commercially available prices. For eBay customers If you wish to leave us a note or have a special request for delivery, please do not use the "item notes" on the ebay checkout. Instead, please send your request via the contact seller link. Combined shipping In some cases we can combine multiple items into a single package to save you money. However, If you plan to purchase items over the course of a day or more you must delay payment and let us know after you have purchased the first item. Otherwise all items are sent following cleared payment. Terms and conditions No Sales Tax/VAT will be charged by ourselves. We are not responsible for customs delays/duties. As legitimate sellers, we abide by United Kingdom and European Union Export regulations. We do not mis-describe items on the customs form. Please note that in most countries, antiques and collectibles are eligible for minimal/zero charges on importation. ArtAncient Limited is registered in England no. 06376708 Vat registration no: GB 948 9832 53. Services & Partners: inkFrog Analytics

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