Indented beaker

Roman
Imperial Period
2nd–3rd century A.D.


Catalogue Raisonné

Ancient Glass (MFA), no. 51.

Dimensions

Height: 10.5 cm (4 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

72.429

Medium or Technique

Glass, free-blown and tooled

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Thin, light green glass with slight iridescence. Square shape with elongated elliptical indentation on each side. Concave base. Flaring rim.

Provenance

By date unknown: with General Luigi Palma di Cesnola (from Cyprus); May 16, 1872: purchased by MFA from General Luigi Palma di Cesnola for
$ 1,704.39 (this figure is the total price for MFA 72.1-72.473 and 72.4871-72.4900)

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by subscription