Glass bottle with marvered trails
- 1st century A.D. or later
- Glass; blown, trailed, and marvered
- H.: 4 1/2 in. (11.4 cm)
- Credit Line:
- Bequest of Walter C. Baker, 1971
- Accession Number:
Translucent deep purple; trails in opaque white and yellow.
Thick rim, folded out, down, round, and in, forming slight constriction around mouth, with slightly conical beveled upper surface; cylindrical neck with tooled indent around base; conical body, curving in at base; bottom slightly concave at center.
Two trails, one in white, the other in yellow, applied at rim and wound in a spiral down neck and side, the yellow trail ending around edge of bottom and the white ending in a loop across bottom; both marvered and tooled into an irregular zigzag pattern.
Intact, except for one small chip in rim and weathering of trails; some bubbles; pitting, dulling, and faint iridescent weathering.