Goblet

Byzantine
Early Byzantine Period
6th–7th century A.D.


Catalogue Raisonné

Ancient Glass (MFA), no. 46.

Dimensions

Height: 7.8 cm (3 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

28.224

Medium or Technique

Glass, free-blown

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Tubular foot and stem; convex curving sides; slightly irregular rim. Uncertain color. Intact; mostly covered with iridescence, some flaking.

Provenance

By date unknown: Anonymous Private Collection; Anonymous gift to MFA, April 26, 1928, as an addition to the M. Elizabeth Carter Collection.

Credit Line

Anonymous gift