Height: 2 3/4 in. (7.1 cm)
Diameter: 2 × 13/16 in. (5.1 × 2.1 cm)
Gift of Henry G. Marquand, 1881
Not on view
Translucent purple, with opaque white trails. Rounded and partially folded rim; flaring mouth; cylindrical neck, expanding downwards; globular body; concave bottom. Striped mosaic pattern of applied double trail wound round in a spiral on a purple ground. Intact; pitting, dulling, iridescence, and whitish weathering.
Said to be from Syria (Froehner 1879, p. 138, pl. V, 23)
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. 46, 138, pl. 5.23, 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. 215-16, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.