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Bottle with two handles

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Blue glass. Surface covered with yellow and white splashes; those on one side have largely disappeared. Ovoid in shape with a long thin neck, flat base and rim, and handles flanking the neck.

Provenance

By 1901: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Athens.); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Roman, Imperial Period, 1st century A.D.

Place of Manufacture

Near East

Catalogue Raisonné

Ancient Glass (MFA), no. 23; Highlights: Classical Art (MFA), p. 140-141.

Dimensions

Height: 13.3 cm (5 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

01.8225

Medium or Technique

Glass, free-blown, with applied handles; decorated with the "splash" technique

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels