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White-blue glass. Decorated with repousse relief design of vine. Repaired; intact with surface iridescence.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Azeez Khayat, New York (according to the MFA Register of Glass: said to have come from the Eastern coast of the Mediterranean); November 1901: purchased by MFA from Azeez Khayat for $ 272.00 (this figure is the total price for MFA 01.7446-01.7451)

Credit Line

Otis Norcross Fund

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

Place of Manufacture

Syria (possibly)

Catalogue Raisonné

Ancient Glass (MFA), no. 36.

Dimensions

Height: 10.1 cm (4 in.)

Accession Number

01.7448

Medium or Technique

Glass, Mold-blown

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels