Toilet bottle

Roman
Imperial Period
1st century A.D. or later


Dimensions

Height: 8.5 cm (3 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

52.1080

Medium or Technique

Glass

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Clear glass with heavy incrustation, slightly iridescent. Very small body with six shallow depressions; long cylindrical neck, out-turned rim.

Provenance

By date unknown: Mrs. John S. Colby Collection; gift of Mrs. John S. Colby to MFA, September 11, 1952

Credit Line

Given by Mrs. John S. Colby in memory of her parents Mr. and Mrs. Vesper Lincoln George