Pale green glass bottle with flat base, globular body, square shoulder, long tubular neck and double rounded rim.
Reference: Hayes J. W. Roman and Pre-Roman Glass in the Royal Ontario Museum. Toronto, 1975, cat. # 222. Susan H. Auth "Ancient Glass at the Newark Museum from the Eugene Schaefer collection" (1976). McGovern-Huffman, S. "Magical, Mystical Roman Glass, the Lenman/Stohlman Collection of Ancient Roman Glass" (2012) pg 9.
Condition: Light mineral accumulation and pale iridescence to the interior, intact and in very good condition overall. An impressive vessel that is a good size.
Dimensions: Height: 15.24 cm, (6 inches)
Provenance: Forming part of the James Stephan Snr. collection, assembled in the 1950's to early 1960's and then by descent. Dr. Stephan was a US intelligence officer who also held a degree in archaeology. He was posted in the Anatolian region of Turkey with the US government during this time, and acquired his collection from dealers and villagers throughout the region.