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Date-shaped bottle

Roman
Imperial Period
1st–2nd century A.D.


Dimensions

7.6 cm (3 in.)

Accession Number

99.448

Medium or Technique

Glass, mold-blown

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Yellowish-brown color; naturalistic form of dried date, with wrinkled sides.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in London [with 99.449]. The smaller [99.449] said to be from Asia, the larger [99.448] from Greece.); 1899: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 32,500.00 (this is the total price for MFA 99.338-99.542)

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund