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Large Roman Bottle C 2-3rd Century AD. Bottle with broad handle and ribbing at top and bottom of body. 19cm tall. Volume approx. 50 cl.
Copy of a Felix Bottle, Roman Britain, 3rd century AD
From Faversham, Kent
Bottles of this cylindrical, slightly barrel-shaped form are often called 'Frontinus bottles' after the name most often found on them. The example shown here, however, was made by a glassmaker named Felix.

Roman Barrel Bottle

  • Approx. 19cm tall. Volume approx. 50 cl.