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Yellow-brown; beautiful iridescence in spots all over surface; partially filled with yellow grains; intact.

Provenance

By date unknown: with General Luigi Palma di Cesnola (from Cyprus); May 16, 1872: purchased by MFA from General Luigi Palma di Cesnola for $ 1,704.39 (this figure is the total price for MFA 72.1-72.473 and 72.4871-72.4900)

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by subscription

Roman, Imperial Period,

Dimensions

Height: 5 cm (1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

72.446

Medium or Technique

Glass

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels