Date-shaped bottle

Roman
Imperial Period


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: 0.07 H.

Accession Number

99.449

Medium or Technique

Glass

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Made to look like a dried date. Yellowish-brown glass, wrinkled sides. S.L.94.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in London [with 99.448]. 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