Glass modiolus (one-handled cup)
- 1st–2nd century A.D.
- Glass; blown
- H.: 5 3/16 in. (13.2 cm)
Diam.: 5 11/16 in. (14.4 cm)
- Credit Line:
- Gift of Henry G. Marquand, 1881
- Accession Number:
Translucent blue green; handle in same color.
Rim folded out, down, and up, with upright, slightly flaring, rounded lip, forming collar to outsplayed, rounded mouth; body tapers downwards; low splayed tubular foot ring, made by folding; uneven, concave bottom; two-ribbed handle applied to upper side of body, drawn out and up, forming a semicircle, and pressed on to top of side with downward pad.
Intact; few bubbles; dulling, pitting, creamy brown weathering, and iridescence.