Glass spouted jug
- 2nd–3rd century A.D.
- Glass; blown, tooled, and trailed
- H.: 5 1/4 in. (13.3 cm)
- Credit Line:
- Gift of Henry G. Marquand, 1881
- Accession Number:
Translucent deep blue green; handle and trail 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; flat bottom; strap handle applied to top of body over trail decoration, drawn up and outwards in a curve, then turned in and pressed onto back of rim with small, flattened, projecting thumb rest.
Single trail applied to top of body and wound down in a spiral of 9½ turns, ending around bottom.
Intact; very many bubbles and blowing striations; slight dulling and patches of brownish weathering and iridescence.
With thread running from neck to foot.