3rd–4th century A.D.
Height: 11.5 cm (4 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Glass, free-blown with applied handle and decoration
Not On View
Flat bottom; body tapering from broad base; gradual transition to tubular neck; small funnel mouth; handle from uper body to rim. Single coil around the lower part of the neck; coil around the mouth below the rim. Pale green. Intact.
According to the MFA Register of Glass this is one of 43 pieces from the vicinity of Tyre in Phoenicia, brought to this country by Michel Farah and acquired by the MFA, January 3, 1893, for $ 800.00 (this amount is the total price for MFA 93.10-93.52)
Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution, and Everett Fund