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'Trick vase'

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Dark yellow glass; purple and green iridescence. Round body, with four handles, all broken. Top of vase gone.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Azeez Khayat, New York; purchased by MFA from Azeez Khayat, May 2, 1899, for $ 25.00 (this figure is the total price for MFA 99.78 and 99.79)

Credit Line

General Funds

Roman or Byzantine, Late Imperial or Early Byzantine Period, about 4th–5th century A.D.

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: 0.095 H.

Accession Number

99.79

Medium or Technique

Glass; free-blown and tooled

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels