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Saddleflask

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Object Number:
MS245
Current Location:
Collections storage
Provenience:
Phoenicia
Manufacture Location:
Syro-Palestine
Date Made:
200-400 AD
Early Date:
200
Late Date:
400
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Glass
Technique:
Blown
Description:
Glass green. Rim slightly flared, folded inward and down. Tubular body pinched down the center creating two chambers. Base flattened with pontil mark. Trails laid around body below mid-point. Basket handle folded under rim on sides, slightly flared out again and attached at mid-point, one handle base adjoining trails. Blown with tooled additions. Hole inside of one tube under handle-fold, cracking up to rim; chip off basket handle. Above rim trails broken. Bubbly glass, slight pitting. Dulled inside, milky layer outside, incipient iridescence.
Height:
15.7cm
Width:
6.3cm
Credit Line:
Gift of John Harrison
Other Number:
GL14 (ancient glass project)   -   Other Number

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