Ancient Art

Candlestick Unguentarium

2nd–3rd century A.D.

Free-blown glass, pale green

17.1 cm (6 3/4 in.)
The Anna Rosalie Mansfield Collection
1930.396.1
Culture: 
Roman, Eastern Mediterranean, Syrian(?)
Period: 
Roman
Classification: 
Containers - Glass
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

said to be from Cyprus; D. Kelekian, 1898; Mansfield Collection no. 9.

Bibliography: 

Susan B. Matheson, Ancient Glass in the Yale University Art Gallery (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1980), 164, no. 158, ill.

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