Glass Pyxis with Cover

Greek
Hellenistic Period
probably 1st century B.C.


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: 0.047 H. 0.044 D.

Accession Number

98.940

Medium or Technique

Glass

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Pyxis with cover. Variegated undulating lines of blue, green, white and gold. Good condition.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Morrison sale, no. 285. In the Morrison sale Catalogue it is stated to have been found near Athens.); 1898: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 69,618.13 (this figure is the total price for MFA 98.641-98.940)

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund