A Sassanian blue-green glass unguent bottle

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A Sassanian blue-green glass unguent bottle
Stock Number:
y3848
$ 850.00

Description

An Sassanian green blue-glass unguent bottle. The large bulbous base surmounted by a slender neck terminating in a flared upper spout.

Origin:

Sassanian Dynasty, circa 3rd to 7th Century A.D. Greater Persia

Dimensions:

Diameter: 13.5 cm / Height: 7.5 cm

Condition:

Areas of old restoration, with an iridescent patina. 

Reference:

For a similar example see: "Sassanian and Post Sassanian", in the Corning Museum of Glass, page 17