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Bottle with rosettes and meander pattern

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Concave base; spherical body; long, tubular neck; rim folded up and in. Relief decoration on body consisting of a pair of 12-petalled rosettes surrounded by a meander pattern. Pale green. Intact; some iridscence.

Provenance

By 1922: Anonymous Private Collection; Anonymous gift to MFA, July 20, 1922 to be added to the M. Elizabeth Carter Collection

Credit Line

M. Elizabeth Carter Collection—Gift of Nellie Parney Carter

Roman, Imperial Period, 3rd–4th century A.D.

Place of Manufacture

Near East (probably)

Catalogue Raisonné

Ancient Glass (MFA), no. 40.

Dimensions

Height: 17.2 cm (6 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

22.626

Medium or Technique

Glass, mold-blown

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels