Colorless; handles in same glass. Plain, vertical, cracked-off rim; slender cylindrical neck with slightly concave profile and horizontal indent around base; sloping shoulder; straight side to body, tapering downwards; almost flat bottom; two small handles applied in a pad to edge of shoulder, drawn over shoulder to base of neck, then folded back, up, and in, making a loop, and trailed off up neck. Decoration comprises faint horizontal wheel-abraded lines: one band on neck below rim, and three groups on body, each containing two close-set bands. Intact; bubbles, blowing striations, and some black impurities; dulling, iridescence, and whitish weathering, with a layer of soil on bottom of interior.
With tiny dolphin handles and slender neck.
Said to be from Cologne (Froehner 1879, p. 139, pl. XXV, 104)
Until 1881, collection of Jules Charvet, Le Pecq, Île-de-France; 1881, purchased from J. Charvet by Henry G. Marquand; acquired in 1881, gift of Henry G. Marquand.
Froehner, Wilhelm. 1879. La verrerie antique: déscription de la Collection Charvet. pp. 116, 139, pl. XXV, 104, Le Pecq: Jules Charvet.
Metropolitan Museum of Art. 1881. Twelfth Annual Report of the Trustees of the Association for eight months ending December 31, 1881. pp. 215-6, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Richter, Gisela M. A. 1911. "The Room of Ancient Glass." Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 6(6) Supplement: pp. 16, 18, fig. 20.