Roman Glass Double Balsamarium

Roman Glass Double Balsamarium

An ancient Roman blue-green glass double balsamarium with elaborated aubergine handles.

Ca. 1st - 3rd century AD.
Height: 4 3/4 in. (12 cm).

The Roman balsamarium were used to contain precious oils and perfumes normally used in cosmetics.

Formerly in a New York private collection.

Inv#: 6922


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