Bottle

Roman
Imperial Period
1st century A.D.


Place of Manufacture: Near East or Italy

Catalogue Raisonné

Ancient Glass (MFA), no. 20.

Dimensions

Height: 15.8 cm (6 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

28.223

Medium or Technique

Glass; free-blown in imitation of earlier mosaic technique

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Bottle with globular body. Shades of brown streaked with cream in wave design. Iridescence of lavender, blue and peacock.

Provenance

By 1928: Anonymous Private Collection; Anonymous Gift to MFA, April 26, 1928

Credit Line

Anonymous gift