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Plain white, pale brown tinge; no incrustation. Neck has been broken in two and is much cracked. Body of bulb broken.

Provenance

By date unknown: with General Luigi Palma di Cesnola (from Cyprus); May 16, 1872: purchased by MFA from General Luigi Palma di Cesnola for $ 1,704.39 (this figure is the total price for MFA 72.1-72.473 and 72.4871-72.4900)

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by subscription

Roman, Imperial Period, about 1st–3rd century A.D.

Dimensions

Height: 20 cm (7 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

72.461

Medium or Technique

Glass, blown

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels