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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1920.44.73
Title
Bottle
Classification
Vessels
Work Type
vessel
Date
3rd-4th century CE
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Asia, Cyprus
Period
Roman Imperial period
Culture
Roman
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/292954
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Pale yellow glass
Technique
Free-blown glass
Dimensions
9 x 6.2 cm (3 9/16 x 2 7/16 in.)
Provenance
Elizabeth Gaskell Norton, Boston, MA and Margaret Norton, Cambridge, MA (by 1920), gift; to the Fogg Museum, 1920.

Note: The Misses Norton were the daughters of Charles Elliot Norton (1827-1908).
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of the Misses Norton
Accession Year
1920
Object Number
1920.44.73
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Bottle; slightly indented base, oblate body, flares at neck and mouth. Intact; dirt on interior body, whitish cast overall with some pale opalescent iridescence.

Classification: Isings form 104B
Subjects and Contexts

Roman Domestic Art

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