A Roman Glass Bottle, Roman Imperial Period, ca. 3rd - 4th century BCE
A Roman Glass Bottle, Roman Imperial Period, ca. 3rd - 4th century BCE
A Roman Glass Bottle, Roman Imperial Period, ca. 3rd - 4th century BCE
A Roman Glass Bottle, Roman Imperial Period, ca. 3rd - 4th century BCE

A Roman Glass Bottle, Roman Imperial Period, ca. 3rd - 4th century BCE

RG2102

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Made from light translucent turquoise glass, the tall cylindrical bottle with a flat, slightly concave base, sloping shoulders, a short neck, and flared rim, a lovely blue-green iridescence covering the surface.

For a similar example, see: Whitehouse, David, Roman Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass, vol. I, New York: 1997, cat. no. 308. 

Dimensions: Height: 4 1/2 inches (11.4 cm)

Condition: Intact and in excellent condition.

Provenance:  Estate of Dr. Seymour Ira Schwartz  (1928 – 2020), Rochester, New York.   Dr. Schwartz, an eminent surgeon, and prolific polymath was the founding editor of the 1,800-page surgery textbook, first published in 1969, that became a bible for medical students.  He was one of the most prolific and honored surgeons in American history with further successes outside of the field of medicine as a renowned author and cartographic historian.

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