Edward C. Moore Collection, Bequest of Edward C. Moore, 1891
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Translucent deep cobalt blue; handle, trail, and base ring colorless with green tinge. Rim partially folded over and in, partially rounded; flaring mouth; cylindrical neck, with concave profile; sloping shoulder; piriform body, tapering to applied base ring, flattened on bottom edge; small, pushed-in bottom with pontil scar; two-ribbed strap handle attached with downward fins to shoulder, drawn up and outwards in a curve, then turned in and trailed onto underside of mouth over trail decoration and lip of rim, with a hollow loop above as thumb-rest. Thick trail wound horizontally 1½ times around underside of mouth, then dropped in a fine trail down neck, and then wound 1½ times around neck. Intact, but one internal crack in rim and neck; many bubbles and a few inclusions; dulling, iridescence, creamy weathering, and some soil encrustation.
Opaque blue with yellow handle and plastic thread decoration.