Oil flask (alabastron)

Greek
Hellenistic Period


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: 0.132 H.

Accession Number

30.401

Medium or Technique

Glass, core-formed

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

All-over feather pattern. Entirely covered with pearl and peacock iridescence.

Provenance

1930, gift of Nellie Parney Carter (b. 1857 - d. 1933), Boston, to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 17, 1930)

Credit Line

M. Elizabeth Carter Collection—Gift of Nellie Parney Carter