Glass jar in the shape of a bunch of grapes

Roman, Palestinian

On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171

Translucent greenish yellow.
Rim folded out, over, and in, then flattened into mouth; funnel neck; hollow projecting roll above shoulder collar; ovoid body; low cylindrical base, with concave bottom. Pontil scar at center of bottom. Body blown into a three-part mold of two vertical sections, extending from base to shoulder, and a disk-shaped base section.
On body, a pattern of stylized grapes comprising ten interlocking rows of twenty-one hemispherical knobs, and two small leaves, pointing downwards and with a central vertical ridge, opposite each other and centered between the mold seams; on the bottom, three concentric narrow circles.
Intact; bubbles, blowing striations, and some black impurities; faint iridescence.

Yellow jar with hollow roll around neck.

Glass jar in the shape of a bunch of grapes, Glass, Roman, Palestinian

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