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Fragment of mosaic glass

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Flat and thick. Ground black; ornaments in blue, green, and yellow, surrounded by dots of white. Shows verticle fused rods making up pad.

Provenance

By 1901: with E. P. Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Rome.); purchased by MFA from E. P. Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Roman, Imperial Period, 1st century B.C.–1st century A.D.

Dimensions

Length x height: 17 x 9.5 cm (6 11/16 x 3 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

01.8238

Medium or Technique

Glass

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels