- Late Imperial
- 3rd–4th century A.D.
- Roman, Rhenish
- Glass; blown and trailed
- H.: 4 1/2 in. (11.4 cm)
- Credit Line:
- Gift of Henry G. Marquand, 1881
- Accession Number:
Translucent cobalt blue; trail and base ring in semi-opaque yellowish white.
Rim folded over and in, and smoothed into side of flaring mouth; cylindrical neck, expanding slightly downwards; biconical body; applied thick base ring; small, uneven bottom.
Thick trail wound horizontally around underside of mouth, then dropped down in a fine trail, and wound three times around upper neck.
Body complete except for small chip in rim and cracks around mouth, and all of handle missing; some pinprick bubbles, a few gritty inclusions, and blowing striations; patches of creamy weathering and iridescence.
With white handle, foot and threads around neck.