Separate conical foot; pear-shaped body with vertical indentations on lower part; rounded shoulder; long, tubular neck; funnel mouth. Spiral coils around mouth. Pale green. Intact; heavy iridescence with patches of gritty encrustation.
By date unknown: Mrs. W. Scott Fitz Collection (according to MFA file card: from Syria); gift of Mrs. W. Scott Fitz to MFA, March 14, 1907
Gift of Mrs. W. Scott Fitz
Roman or Byzantine, Late Imperial or Early Byzantine Period, about 4th century A.D.
Ancient Glass (MFA), no. 50.
Height: 16.5 cm (6 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Glass, free-blown and tooled with applied foot and decoration