Bottle with floral scrolls and "floating" handles
1st century A.D.
Place of Manufacture: Syria
Ancient Glass (MFA), no. 35; Highlights: Classical Art (MFA), p. 140.
Height x width: 3 15/16 x 1 3/4 in. (10 x 4.5 cm)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Globular body expanding from base to body and then constricting towards neck; relief decoration of floral scrolls and tendrils; two “floating” handles on opposite sides of rim; intact; opaque white glass.
By date unknown: Charles Bain Hoyt Collection (according to his associate Burdon-Muller, the Hoyt "Greek & Roman glass and lead-glazed vases were all purchased from Kelekian and Kouchakji in New York"; bequest of Charles Bain Hoyt to MFA, May 11, 1950
Bequest of Charles Bain Hoyt