H.: 5 1/16 in. (12.9 cm)
Diam.: 2 3/16 x 1 in. (5.6 x 2.5 cm)
Gift of Henry G. Marquand, 1881
Not on view
Translucent blue green. Flaring, uneven rim, with beveled lip; cylindrical neck expanding downwards with tooling marks around base; conical body; thick concave bottom. Intact; pinprick and larger bubbles, and blowing striations; slight pitting and faint iridescence on exterior; thick encrusted weathering and brilliant iridescence on interior.
Said to be from Arelate (modern Arles, southern France)
Until 1881, collection of Jules Charvet, Le Pecq, Île-de-France; 1881, purchased from J. Charvet by Henry G. Marquand; acquired in 1881, gift of Henry G. Marquand.
Metropolitan Museum of Art. 1881. Twelfth Annual Report of the Trustees of the Association for eight months ending December 31, 1881. pp. 215-6, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.