Ancient Roman Shell cosmetic-vessel, 10,5 x 6 cm

Description
Ancient Roman Shell cosmetic-vessel, 10,5 x 6 cm
100-300 AD

The make-up of the ancient Romans was made with coloured earth and ashes, and was usually kept in little boxes and shells of marine molluscs, as in the case of this seashell, which still has a beautiful patina.

Provenance: Aweidah Gallery, Israel, 2008
Previous owner: Documentation at Aweidah Gallery

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Lot details
Culture
Ancient Roman
Material
Shell
Object
cosmetic-vessel, 10,5 x 6 cm
Century/ Timeframe
100-300 AD
Condition
Lovely patina
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