Miniature two-handled jar (amphoriskos)
Greek, East Greek
Archaic or Classical Period
Late 6th–5th century B.C.
Height x diamter (max.): 7.3 x 4.4 cm (2 7/8 x 1 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Glass, core-formed with applied decoration
Inward sloping rim disk; short, cylindrical neck; two opposing handles from shoulder to just below rim; ovoid body, tapering diagonally downward; small base knob. Dark blue with trails of yellow and blue-green. Intact.
By date unknown: Edward Austin Collection; gift of Edward Austin to MFA, August 19, 1876
Gift of Edward Austin