Toilet bottle

Roman
Imperial Period
3rd–4th century A.D.


Dimensions

Height: 9.7 cm (3 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

12.767

Medium or Technique

Glass, free-blown

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Inverted conical body; rounded shoulder; long, tubular neck; funnel mouth; rounded rim. Pale greenish. Intact; mostly covered with whitish iridescence.

Provenance

By date unknown: Miss M. Elizabeth Carter Collection; gift of Miss M. Elizabeth Carter, through Miss Nellie P. Carter, to MFA, August 15, 1912

Credit Line

Gift of Miss M. Elizabeth Carter