Roman or Byzantine
Imperial or Early Byzantine Period
Late 3rd–5th century A.D.
Place of Manufacture: Mediterranean (Eastern)
Ancient Glass (MFA), no. 59.
Height: 12.5 cm (4 15/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Glass, free-blown with applied foot, handle, and decoration
Not On View
Separatel disc foot; nearly cylindrical body; rounded shoulder; wide, tubular neck, broadening slightly towards the rim; loop handle from top of shoulder to middle of neck. Crimped bands on both sides of the body; four thin coils around the neck; zig-zag trails around the mouth. Uncertain color. Intact; mostly covered with blue-green iridescence.
By 1930: Anonymous Private Collection; Anonymous gift to MFA, April 17, 1930
M. Elizabeth Carter Collection—Gift of Nellie Parney Carter