Jug

Roman or Byzantine
Late Imperial or Early Byzantine Period
4th–5th century A.D.


Dimensions

Height: 14.3 cm (5 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

35.1451

Medium or Technique

Glass, free-blown with applied decoration

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Nearly cylindical body; sloping shoulder; tubular neck; funnel mouth; handle from shoulder to rim. Spiral coil around neck and mouth. Pale green with darker green decoration. Intact; some iridescence.

Provenance

By date unknown: Frederick L. Jack Collection; gift of Frederick L. Jack to MFA, April 18, 1935

Credit Line

Gift of Frederick L. Jack