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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.

Provenance

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.

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

21.1365

Medium or Technique

Glass, free-blown with applied decoration

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels