One handle mended, otherwise intact. Slight terminal knob, ovoid body, threaded handles attached at shoulder and upper neck. Neck flares slightly, thin goes in, ending with everted rim. Glass: blown handles, brown matrix, combed and marvered decoration in tan, cream and yellow; slight iridescence. Sand core process.
Purchased from Fr. Vester and Company, American Colony Store, Jerusalem, 1913
Current & Past Exhibitions:
Roman Glass: Reflections on Cultural Change (27 Sep 1997 - 18 Jun 1998)
[Book] Dorling Kindersley Limited. 2014. History of the World in 1,000 Objects. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 86
[Book] Fleming, Stuart J. 1999. Roman Glass (II): Reflections on Cultural Change. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 12, pl. E.10
[Book] Smith, Ray W. 1957. Glass from the Ancient World. : Page/Fig./Plate: Catalog # 22-24
You may also be interested in these objects: