Conical beaker or lamp

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Ancient Glass (MFA), no. 61.

Dimensions

Height: 15 cm (5 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

30.394

Medium or Technique

Glass, free-blown with applied decoration

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Pointed base; conical body; rim slightly outsplayed. Colorless (?) with clusters of blue blobs applied to the body. Intact; mostly covered with iridescence, some flaking.

Provenance

M. Elizabeth Carter Collection.

Credit Line

M. Elizabeth Carter Collection—Gift of Nellie Parney Carter