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BZ.1950.34, Altar Cruet

BZ.1950.34, Altar Cruet

Byzantine Collection, Dumbarton Oaks Museum

Early Byzantine, sixth century

Glass, 15.7 cm x 7.6 cm x 12.7 cm (6 3/16 in. x 3 in. x 5 in.)

Mildred and Robert Woods Bliss acquired this cruet from the Beirut dealer Elias (Elie) Bustros through Royall Tyler on August 1 and September 14, 1949; the Blisses gave the cruet to Dumbarton Oaks in August 1950.