Jug

Roman
Imperial Period
3rd–4th century A.D.


Dimensions

Height: 11 cm (4 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.1367

Medium or Technique

Glass, free-blown and tooled with applied handle and decoration

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Globular body with flattened sides; tubular neck; funnel mouth with broad lip; handle from shoulder to rim. Single coil around neck; another coil around base of the rim. Pale green. Intact; some iridescence and encrustation.

Provenance

By date unknown: Misses Amy and Clara Curtis Collection; gift of the Misses Amy and Clara Curtis to MFA, July 7, 1921

Credit Line

Gift of the Misses Amy and Clara Curtis