- Early Imperial
- early 1st century A.D.
- Glass; cast and cut
- H.: 2 5/16 in. (5.9 cm)
Diam.: 2 5/16 in. (5.9 cm)
- Credit Line:
- Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
- Accession Number:
Translucent deep purple.
Vertical rim with slightly beveled outward lip; vertical side to cylindrical body, then slanting in diagonally to concave bottom.
On exterior, at bottom of vertical side a band of two horizontal raised lines, the upper one being thicker and more pronounced, another band of two raised lines around outer edge of diagonal underside, and a third band of two raised lines around edge of bottom.
Intact; a few bubbles; dulling, pitting, and patches of creamy white iridescence.
Rotary grinding marks on interior and exterior.