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Glass miniature jar

Period:
Late Imperial
Date:
3rd century A.D.
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Glass; blown
Dimensions:
H.: 15/16 in. (2.4 cm)
Classification:
Glass
Credit Line:
Bequest of Mary Anna Palmer Draper, 1915
Accession Number:
15.43.250
Not on view
Translucent blue green.
Broad flaring rim, folded out, up, round, and in, and pressed into side of mouth; short concave neck; squat body with side expanding downward, then sloping in to form thick pad base with concave bottom.
Intact; a few bubbles and blowing striations; dulling, pitting, and iridescent weathering on exterior, thick enamel-like weathering and iridescence on interior.
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