Bottle with two handles

Roman
Imperial Period
1st century A.D.


Place of Manufacture: Near East

Catalogue Raisonné

Ancient Glass (MFA), no. 23; Highlights: Classical Art (MFA), p. 140-141.

Dimensions

Height: 13.3 cm (5 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

01.8225

Medium or Technique

Glass, free-blown, with applied handles; decorated with the "splash" technique

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Blue glass. Surface covered with yellow and white splashes; those on one side have largely disappeared. Ovoid in shape with a long thin neck, flat base and rim, and handles flanking the neck.

Provenance

By 1901: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Athens.); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund