Candlestick unguentarium

Roman
Imperial Period
2nd–3rd century A.D.


Place of Manufacture: Near East

Catalogue Raisonné

Ancient Glass (MFA), no. 47.

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

21.1363

Medium or Technique

Glass, Free blown

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Bell-shaped body, tall neck and flat rim. Slight iridescence covers entire piece. Pale green glass.

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