Glass was present in nearly every aspect of daily life in ancient Rome. Glass alabastra , unguentaria, balsamaria and other small bottles and glass boxes were used to contain the various oils, unguents, perfumes, and other cosmetics used by nearly every member of Roman society.
Or, would you just like to know what you have? As a member of the International Society of Appraisers, Sue McGovern, President of Sands of Time can provide you with a professional valuation of your existing pieces and advise how best to place loved objects so they form part of new collections.
We accept both individual ancient objects and entire collections for sale or consignment. Contact us or phone 202 342 0518 for further details.