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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.


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.


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

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Glass, mold-blown


The Ancient World