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Pointed base; conical body; rim slightly outsplayed. Colorless (?) with clusters of blue blobs applied to the body. Intact; mostly covered with iridescence, some flaking.

Provenance

M. Elizabeth Carter Collection.

Credit Line

M. Elizabeth Carter Collection—Gift of Nellie Parney Carter

Roman or Byzantine, Late Imperial or Early Byzantine Period, 4th–5th century A.D.

Catalogue Raisonné

Ancient Glass (MFA), no. 61.

Dimensions

Height: 15 cm (5 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

30.394

Medium or Technique

Glass, free-blown with applied decoration

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Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels