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Bottle shaped like a bunch of grapes

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Yellow glass. Raised dots on body; collar at shoulder; cylindrical neck, flaring towards top; folded rim. Intact; areas of iridescence.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Azeez Khayat, New York; purchased by MFA from Azeez Khayat, May 2, 1899, for $ 25.00 (this figure is the total price for MFA 99.78 and 99.79)

Credit Line

General Funds

Roman, Imperial Period, 3rd century A.D.

Catalogue Raisonné

Ancient Glass (MFA), no. 38.

Dimensions

Height: 11.8 cm (4 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

99.78

Medium or Technique

Glass, mold-blown

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels