Unguentarium

Roman
Imperial Period
2nd–3rd century A.D.


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: H. 0.168 m.

Accession Number

58.1319

Medium or Technique

Glass

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Very long thin neck with mouth bent out into rudimentary pouring lip; the “body” flattened out into broad, double-walled foot. Nearly colorless glass, some incrustation inside, a little iridescence.

Provenance

By date unknown: Horace L. Mayer Collection; November 13, 1958: loaned to MFA by Horace L. Mayer (as 142.58); gift of Horace L. Mayer to MFA, December 11, 1958

Credit Line

Gift of Horace L. Mayer