Glass spouted jug
- Mid Imperial
- 2nd–3rd century A.D.
- Glass; blown and tooled
- H.: 5 7/16 in. (13.8 cm)
- Credit Line:
- Gift of Henry G. Marquand, 1881
- Accession Number:
Translucent deep blue green; handle in same color.
Oval, outsplayed rim with vertical, rounded and thickened lip; upward-projecting spout at front and indents in sides below; neck expands downwards; globular body; thick, tubular, base ring; pushed-in bottom with pontil scar; three-ribbed handle applied to upper body, drawn up and outwards, then turned in horizontally and pressed onto top of back of rim with small, flattened, projecting thumb rest.
Intact; many bubbles, blowing striations, and a few glassy inclusions; dulling, and patches of brownish weathering and iridescence.
With pointed mouth and globular body; greenish.