Translucent dark blue green; same color handle. Everted rim, folded round and in; slightly concave, cylindrical neck; broad, sloping shoulder; funnel-shaped body, tapering to a thick bottom, with kick and large pontil scar; three ribbed strap handle applied to shoulder with two claws at edges projecting downwards, drawn up, turned in horizontally, and folded onto top of neck and lip of rim. Intact; many pinprick and a few large bubbles; dulling, limy encrustation, and faint iridescence on exterior, encrustation, weathering, and brilliant iridescence on interior.
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.
Metropolitan Museum of Art. 1881. Twelfth Annual Report of the Trustees of the Association for eight months ending December 31, 1881. pp. 215-16, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.