Bottle with rosettes and meander pattern

Roman
Imperial Period
3rd–4th century A.D.


Place of Manufacture: Near East (probably)

Catalogue Raisonné

Ancient Glass (MFA), no. 40.

Dimensions

Height: 17.2 cm (6 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

22.626

Medium or Technique

Glass, mold-blown

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Concave base; spherical body; long, tubular neck; rim folded up and in. Relief decoration on body consisting of a pair of 12-petalled rosettes surrounded by a meander pattern. Pale green. Intact; some iridscence.

Provenance

By 1922: Anonymous Private Collection; Anonymous gift to MFA, July 20, 1922 to be added to the M. Elizabeth Carter Collection

Credit Line

M. Elizabeth Carter Collection—Gift of Nellie Parney Carter