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Dark red; brilliant iridescence in two pieces, of dark and light green, purple and gold. From Crete.

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

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

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .138 D.

Accession Number

86.51

Medium or Technique

Glass

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels