- Late Roman
- 4th century A.D.
- glass; blown and trailed
- H.: 6 3/4 in. (17.1 cm)
- Credit Line:
- Purchase, Vaughn Foundation Gift, 2006
- Accession Number:
Translucent pale greenish blue; base, handle, and trails in same color.
Rim folded round and in, forming lip to flaring mouth; cylindrical neck expanding downwards and joining imperceptibly with biconical body; applied, splayed foot ring, made by tooling; kick and pontil scar on bottom; three-ribbed strap handle attached to upper side of body, drawn up and outwards, then turned in almost horizontally and attached to trail decoration and rim, where it splays and terminates in two pinched wings and a vertical thumb rest.
One thick trail wound twice around underside of mouth; another wound 1 1/2 times horizontally around base of neck.
Intact; many bubbles, elongated in neck and handle; dulling, slight pitting, and creamy brown weathering.