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Glass jug with spout

Period:
Early to Mid Imperial
Date:
1st–2nd century A.D.
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Glass; blown
Dimensions:
H.: 3 1/4 in. (8.2 cm)
Classification:
Glass
Credit Line:
Edward C. Moore Collection, Bequest of Edward C. Moore, 1891
Accession Number:
91.1.1278
Not on view
Colorless; spout and handle in same glass.
Everted rim, folded over and in, with beveled outer edge; cylindrical neck with tooling marks around base; globular body; slightly concave bottom; tubular spout dropped onto side of body, then drawn out and inflated, and cracked off; three-ribbed strap handle applied to upper body, drawn up and slightly outwards, then turned in and trailed onto edge of rim and top of neck with an upward-projecting fold.
Intact; some pinprick bubbles; pitting, dulling, limy encrustation, and iridescent weathering.
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