- Late Imperial
- 4th century A.D.
- Roman, Rhenish
- Glass; blown, blobbed, and cut
- H.: 4 13/16 in. (12.3 cm)
Diam.: 4 3/8 in. (11.1 cm)
- Credit Line:
- Fletcher Fund, 1959
- Accession Number:
Colorless; translucent cobalt blue and honey yellow blobs.
Uneven vertical rim, cracked off and ground, slightly outsplayed; tall, convex side to body, tapering downwards; concave bottom.
Immediately below rim, a single wheel-cut horizontal line; below, a band comprising two wheel-cut horizontal lines with wheel-abraded lines between them; around middle and lower part of side a band of applied blobs, comprising two irregular horizontal lines of four alternating sets of two blobs of the same color.
Complete, but many internal cracks; a few pinprick and larger bubbles; dulling, faint iridescence, limy encrustation, and weathering.