Roman or Byzantine
Late Imperial or Early Byzantine Period
about 4th century A.D.
Height: 9 cm (3 9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Glass, free-blown with applied handle and decoration
Not On View
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.
By date unknown: Miss M. Elizabeth Carter Collection; gift of Miss M. Elizabeth Carter, through Miss Nellie P. Carter, to MFA, August 15, 1912
Gift of Miss M. Elizabeth Carter