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Clear glass with heavy incrustation, slightly iridescent. Very small body with six shallow depressions; long cylindrical neck, out-turned rim.

Provenance

By date unknown: Mrs. John S. Colby Collection; gift of Mrs. John S. Colby to MFA, September 11, 1952

Credit Line

Given by Mrs. John S. Colby in memory of her parents Mr. and Mrs. Vesper Lincoln George

Roman, Imperial Period, 1st century A.D. or later

Dimensions

Height: 8.5 cm (3 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

52.1080

Medium or Technique

Glass

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Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels