Silk Road Collection

Mold-blown bottle, the body in form of a bunch of grapes

  • Eastern Mediterranean
  • 1st century BC -2nd century AD
  • Roman
  • glass
  • H15.0×φ7.5cm

Many of the early pieces were small bottles used to store perfumed oil with designs such as ribbed patterns, concentric circles, fruit (grapes, dates, etc.) and human figures.