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Candlestick unguentarium

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Bell-shaped body, tall neck and flat rim. Slight iridescence covers entire piece. Pale green glass.

Provenance

By date unknown: Misses Amy and Clara Curtis Collection; gift of the Misses Amy and Clara Curtis to MFA, July 7, 1921

Credit Line

Gift of the Misses Amy and Clara Curtis

Roman, Imperial Period, 2nd–3rd century A.D.

Place of Manufacture

Near East

Catalogue Raisonné

Ancient Glass (MFA), no. 47.

Dimensions

Height: 17.2 cm (6 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.1363

Medium or Technique

Glass, Free blown

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels