1st century A.D.
Place of Manufacture: Near East or Italy
Ancient Glass (MFA), no. 22.
Height: 14.5 cm (5 11/16 in.); diameter: 15.3 cm (6 in.)
Medium or Technique
Glass; blown using the "splash" technique
Not On View
Deep purple glass with splashes of white. Rim broad and molded, without splashes.
By date unknown: W. H. Forman Collection; inherited from him by Mrs. Burt and then, about 1889, by A. H. Browne; by 1899: with Sotheby, Wilkinson & Hodge, 13 Wellington Strand, London, W.C. (sale of the Forman collection, June 19-22, lot 199); 1899: with Edward Perry Warren; 1899: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for
$ 32,500.00 (this is the total price for MFA 99.338-99.542)
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund