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Separatel disc foot; nearly cylindrical body; rounded shoulder; wide, tubular neck, broadening slightly towards the rim; loop handle from top of shoulder to middle of neck. Crimped bands on both sides of the body; four thin coils around the neck; zig-zag trails around the mouth. Uncertain color....

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By 1930: Anonymous Private Collection; Anonymous gift to MFA, April 17, 1930

Credit Line

M. Elizabeth Carter Collection—Gift of Nellie Parney Carter

Roman or Byzantine, Imperial or Early Byzantine Period, Late 3rd–5th century A.D.

Place of Manufacture

Mediterranean (Eastern)

Catalogue Raisonné

Ancient Glass (MFA), no. 59.


Height: 12.5 cm (4 15/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Glass, free-blown with applied foot, handle, and decoration


The Ancient World