Bottle with flaring mouth

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Ancient Glass (MFA), no. 49.

Dimensions

Height: 16.5 cm (6 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

21.1365

Medium or Technique

Glass, free-blown with applied decoration

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Globular body; long cylindrical neck; funnel mouth. Thin coils around the mid-point of the mouth. Colorless (?). Intact; some iridescence and flaking, especially on the neck and mouth.

Provenance

By date unknown: Misses Amy and Clara Curtis Collection; gift of the Misses Amy and Clara Curtis to MFA, July 7, 1921

Credit Line

Gift of the Misses Amy and Clara Curtis