Jug

Roman or Byzantine
Late Imperial or Early Byzantine Period
about 4th century A.D.


Dimensions

Height: 9 cm (3 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

12.768

Medium or Technique

Glass, free-blown with applied handle and decoration

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Pear-shaped body; funnel mouth, handle from middle of body to rim. Single coil around the base of the neck; another coil around the rim. Colorless with blue-green handle and decoration. Intact, except for damage to the coil around the base of the neck; areas of iridescence and encrustation.

Provenance

By date unknown: Miss M. Elizabeth Carter Collection; gift of Miss M. Elizabeth Carter, through Miss Nellie P. Carter, to MFA, August 15, 1912

Credit Line

Gift of Miss M. Elizabeth Carter