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Surface iridescence, interior incrusted with dirt. Two pieces broken and missing from lip.

Provenance

According to MFA Register of Glass this is one of a group of vessels (86.34-86.53) nearly all of which were purchased or found in Crete by W. J. Stillman; at date unknown: purchased from W. J. Stillman by Martin Brimmer; gift of Martin Brimmer to MFA, March 17, 1886

Credit Line

Gift of Martin Brimmer

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

Catalogue Raisonné

Ancient Glass (MFA), no. 54.

Dimensions

9.2 cm (3 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

86.48

Medium or Technique

Blown glass

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels