Ca. 200–300 AD. Imperial Roman. A double-tube glass balsamarium with decorative applied trails around both rims and bodies in a green-clue tinge. It displays patches of thick milky weathering and brilliant iridescence. The chambers were formed by pinching a single open free-blown vessel rather than folding over. Balsamarium were used for holding two different types of scented oils or liquid.
Size: L:145mm / W:48mm ; 73.5g
Provenance: Property of a West London gentleman; previously in a collection formed on the UK/International art market before 2000.