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Glass Pyxis with Cover

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Pyxis with cover. Variegated undulating lines of blue, green, white and gold. Good condition.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Morrison sale, no. 285. In the Morrison sale Catalogue it is stated to have been found near Athens.); 1898: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 69,618.13 (this figure is the total price for MFA 98.641-98.940)

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Hellenistic Period, probably 1st century B.C.

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: 0.047 H. 0.044 D.

Accession Number

98.940

Medium or Technique

Glass

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels