- Late Imperial
- ca. 4th century A.D.
- Glass; rod formed and trailed
- H.: 7 1/16 in. (17.9 cm)
- Credit Line:
- Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
- Accession Number:
Translucent deep green, streaked with red; trails in opaque white.
Rim slightly everted and partially turned into mouth, flattened on top; tall, slender neck with slightly concave profile and horizontal tooled indent around the base; squat, biconical body; small bottom, slightly concave at center.
A thick single trail applied around edge of rim and flattened across top of rim; another trail applied around mid-point on neck as a coil, forming a thin projecting disk; a third trail applied to bottom edge of body as an outsplayed base ring.
Intact; bubbles and some gritty inclusions; dulling, surface pitting of bubbles, and faint iridescence.