about 1st century B.C.–1st century A.D.
Ancient Glass (MFA), no. 19.
Diameter: 1.7 cm (11/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Of two layers, the lower one white, the upper dark blue (now iridescent). In the dark blue a pattern of two acanthus leaves, the outlines of which are gold wire, the leaves themselves bright green.
By 1901: with E. P. Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Rome.); purchased by MFA from E. P. Warren, December 1901
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund