Facet-cut beaker

Roman
Imperial Period
Mid–late 1st century A.D.


Catalogue Raisonné

Ancient Glass (MFA), no. 27.

Dimensions

Height: 9.2 cm (3 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

50.2284

Medium or Technique

Glass; blown with wheel-cut decoration

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Opaque glass, slightly yellowish, with faint iridescence. Tall cup with tapering walls, narrow offset foot. Band of cut decoration on walls; small diamond-shaped depressions; above and below, molded ridge.

Provenance

By 19267: with Kouchakji, New York; May 17, 1927: purchased from Kouchakji by Charles Bain Hoyt; bequest of Charles Bain Hoyt to MFA, May 11, 1950

Credit Line

Bequest of Charles Bain Hoyt