Flask

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


Dimensions

Height: 8.2 cm (3 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

97.233

Medium or Technique

Glass, free-blown with applied decoration

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Rounded base; nearly cylindrical body; constriction at base of the neck; funnel mouth. Single coil around the rim. Dark purple. Intact.

Provenance

By date unknown: with D. L. Noorian, N. Y.; purchased by MFA from D. L. Noorian, May 1897, for $ 120.00 (this figure is the total price for MFA 97.233-97.238)

Credit Line

Benjamin Pierce Cheney Donation