Roman or Byzantine
Late Imperial or Early Byzantine Period
4th–5th century A.D.
Height: 10 cm (3 15/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Glass, free-blown with applied handle and decoration
Not On View
Globular body; tubular neck.; funnel mouth; handle from shoulder to rim. Line and zigzag trail applied to the body; spiral coil around the neck. Pale green with greenish-blue decoration. Intact.
According to the MFA Register of Glass this is one of 43 pieces from the vicinity of Tyre in Phoenicia, brought to this country by Michel Farah and acquired by the MFA, January 3, 1893, for $ 800.00 (this amount is the total price for MFA 93.10-93.52)
Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution, and Everett Fund