Glass cup


On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 168

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.

Glass cup, Glass, Roman

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