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Deep blue; iridescent; two grooves on inside.

Provenance

According to MFA Register of Glass this is one of a group of vessels (86.34-86.53) nearly all of which were purchased or found in Crete by W. J. Stillman; at date unknown: purchased from W. J. Stillman by Martin Brimmer; gift of Martin Brimmer to MFA, March 17, 1886

Credit Line

Gift of Martin Brimmer

Greek, Eastern Mediterranean, Hellenistic Period, probably mid-2nd to 1st century B.C.

Catalogue Raisonné

Ancient Glass (MFA), no. 08.

Dimensions

Height: 6.3 cm (2 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

86.52

Medium or Technique

Glass, cast

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels