Bottle with two handles
1st century A.D.
Place of Manufacture: Near East
Ancient Glass (MFA), no. 23; Highlights: Classical Art (MFA), p. 140-141.
Height: 13.3 cm (5 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Glass, free-blown, with applied handles; decorated with the "splash" technique
Not On View
Blue glass. Surface covered with yellow and white splashes; those on one side have largely disappeared. Ovoid in shape with a long thin neck, flat base and rim, and handles flanking the neck.
By 1901: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Athens.); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, December 1901
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund