Early Imperial, Augustan or Tiberian
early 1st century A.D.
Glass, cast; cast and cut
H. 8.9 cm; max. diameter 6.4 cm.
Edward C. Moore Collection, Bequest of Edward C. Moore, 1891
Translucent cobalt blue.Plain, inverted rim, with beveled upper edge; ovoid body, tapering downward; small, concave bottom.On exterior, a deep and wide horizontal groove below rim in a band with narrower and shallower groove immediately below; another horizontal band of two close-set abraded grooves around body halfway down side.Broken and repaired with several chips in lower side and two patches of fill, one in rim; pinprick and larger bubbles, with striations; dulling, iridescence, and small patches of creamy weathering.Rotary grinding marks on exterior.
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