Glass Pilgrim Flask

Roman Provincial
Roman Imperial Period


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .185 H.

Accession Number

94.201

Medium or Technique

Glass

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Greenish glass pilgrim flask; long thin neck with an everted rim, and a rounded thin body. Applied wavy threading of blue affixed to two sides and neck; lower half broken and mended. Said to be from Phoenicia.

Provenance

According to the MFA Register of Glass: by date unknown: with Daniel L. Noorian (one of a group of glass vessels, 94.192-94.203. from various sites in Phoenicia); date unknown: purchased from Daniel L. Noorian by Mrs. S. D. Warren; gift of Mrs. S .D. Warren to MFA, November 21, 1894

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Samuel D. Warren