User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Vase

Start collecting

Tiny vase or "thimble cup." Blue glass with slight iridescence.

Provenance

From a collection formed in Egypt in the early 20th century, probably by Reginald Godfrey Peckitt, Esq, formerly of the Egyptian State Railways; by 1961: Mrs. Godfrey Peckitt Collection, 1826 24th Street, N.W., Washington 8, D.C.; gift of Mrs. Godfrey Peckitt to MFA, December 13, 1961

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Godfrey Peckitt

Roman or Byzantine, Late Imperial or Early Byzantine Period, 4th–6th century A.D. or later

Dimensions

Height: 2.5 cm (1 in.)

Accession Number

61.1438

Medium or Technique

Glass

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels