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Opaque glass, slightly yellowish, with faint iridescence. Tall cup with tapering walls, narrow offset foot. Band of cut decoration on walls; small diamond-shaped depressions; above and below, molded ridge.


By 19267: with Kouchakji, New York; May 17, 1927: purchased from Kouchakji by Charles Bain Hoyt; bequest of Charles Bain Hoyt to MFA, May 11, 1950

Credit Line

Bequest of Charles Bain Hoyt

Roman, Imperial Period, Mid–late 1st century A.D.

Catalogue Raisonné

Ancient Glass (MFA), no. 27.


Height: 9.2 cm (3 5/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Glass; blown with wheel-cut decoration


The Ancient World