Roman or Byzantine
Late Imperial or Early Byzantine Period
about 4th century A.D.
Ancient Glass (MFA), no. 57.
Height: 5.5 cm (2 3/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Glass, free-blown with applied decoration
Not On View
Squat, globular body; short, tubular neck; funnel mouth with broad lip; three handles from middle of body to rim. Coil and zigzag trails around lower part of body. Uncertain color with dark blue-green handles and decoration. Intact; heavy iridescence.
Probably from Syria.
M. Elizabeth Carter Collection—Anonymous gift