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Bowl with crimped bands

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Pale green transparent glass; slightly incrusted. Convex sides. Pushed-in base. Horinzatal rim. Crimped bands applied on opposite sides of rim.


By date unknown: with General Luigi Palma di Cesnola (from Cyprus); May 16, 1872: purchased by MFA from General Luigi Palma di Cesnola for $ 1,704.39 (this figure is the total price for MFA 72.1-72.473 and 72.4871-72.4900)

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by subscription

Roman, Imperial Period, 1st–2nd century A.D.


Height: 7.6cm (3in.)

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Medium or Technique

Glass, free-blown with applied decoration


The Ancient World