Bottle with pinched decoration

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


Dimensions

Height: 6.8 cm (2 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

35.1436

Medium or Technique

Glass, free-blown and tooled

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Globular body with a band of pinched horizontal protrusions around the middle; short neck; slight funnel mouth; uneven rim. Pale green. Intact; mostly covered with 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