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Cup with flaring mouth and conical foot. Body, bell-shaped with applied thread just under lip. Blue-green glass (foot slightly darker); iridescent.

Provenance

From a collection formed in Egypt in the early 20th century, probably by Reginald Godfrey Peckitt, Esq, formerly of the Egyptian State Railways; by 1961: Mrs. Godfrey Peckitt Collection, 1826 24th Street, N.W., Washington 8, D.C.; gift of Mrs. Godfrey Peckitt to MFA, December 13, 1961

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Godfrey Peckitt

Roman, Imperial Period,

Dimensions

Height: 6.7 cm (2 5/8 in.) Diameter (of mouth): 10.8 cm (4 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

61.1461

Medium or Technique

Glass

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels