Bottle

Roman
Imperial Period
about 1st–2nd century A.D.


Dimensions

Height: 4.8 cm (1 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

72.453

Medium or Technique

Glass, blown

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Pale gray-blue, incrusted; slightly iridescent. One half of bulb gone; other half cracked.

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