Double Unguentarium, 4th century CE

  • Roman

Glass

  • Framed: Overall (diam with handles): 6 7/8 × 2 5/8 inches (17.5 × 6.7 cm)

Gift of Mrs. Trent McMath

57.203

Department

Greco-Roman and Ancient European

  • Iridescence
  • Tubular
  • Free-blown glass
  • Glass
  • Handles
  • Vessel
  • Roman
  • Mediterranean

Provenance

Robert W. Paterson. Mrs. Trent McMath; 1957-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Published References

Slough, P. "Ancient glass in the Detroit Institute of Arts," Bulletin of the DIA 64, no. 1 (1988): pp. 33-45, (fig. 12). Sales cat., American Art Galleries. January 22, 1925, no. 80.

Rights Status

Roman, Double Unguentarium, 4th century CE, glass. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mrs. Trent McMath, 57.203.