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Freeblown of clear purple. Globular body with concave base. Unconstricted neck, rim flared and inturned. Slight iridescence. Probably from Syria.

Provenance

By date unknown: Mrs. Henry Lyman Collection; gift of Mrs. Henry Lyman to MFA, December 30, 1959

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Henry Lyman

Roman, Imperial Period, 2nd–4th century A.D.

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: H.: 2 1/2 in. (0.0635 m.) W.: 2 1/8 in. (0.054 m.)

Accession Number

59.1065

Medium or Technique

Glass

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels