'Trick vase'

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


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: 0.095 H.

Accession Number

99.79

Medium or Technique

Glass; free-blown and tooled

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Dark yellow glass; purple and green iridescence. Round body, with four handles, all broken. Top of vase gone.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Azeez Khayat, New York; purchased by MFA from Azeez Khayat, May 2, 1899, for $ 25.00 (this figure is the total price for MFA 99.78 and 99.79)

Credit Line

General Funds