- Late Imperial
- 3rd–4th century A.D.
- Roman, Rhenish
- Glass; blown and trailed
- H.: 4 1/8 in. (10.5 cm)
- Credit Line:
- Gift of Henry G. Marquand, 1881
- Accession Number:
Translucent cobalt blue; handle, trail, and base ring in same color.
Everted rim folded over and in, and smoothed into side of flaring mouth; cylindrical neck, expanding slightly downwards; sloping shoulder; bulbous body, tapering to applied base ring; flat bottom with slight kick and pontil scar; two-ribbed strap handle attached to top of body with long, downward fins at edges, drawn up and outwards in a curve, then turned in and trailed onto underside of mouth over trail decoration and lip of rim, with a hollow projecting loop above.
Thick trail wound horizontally around underside of mouth, then dropped in a fine trail down neck, and then wound horizontally slightly more than once around lower neck.
Intact; pinprick and large bubbles, and some gritty inclusions; slight dulling and iridescent weathering.
With threads around neck.