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Bottle with flaring mouth

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Globular body; long cylindrical neck; funnel mouth. Thin coils around the mid-point of the mouth. Colorless (?). Intact; some iridescence and flaking, especially on the neck and mouth.


By date unknown: Misses Amy and Clara Curtis Collection; gift of the Misses Amy and Clara Curtis to MFA, July 7, 1921

Credit Line

Gift of the Misses Amy and Clara Curtis

Roman or Byzantine, Late Imperial or Early Byzantine Period, 4th–5th century A.D. or later

Catalogue Raisonné

Ancient Glass (MFA), no. 49.


Height: 16.5 cm (6 1/2 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Glass, free-blown with applied decoration


The Ancient World