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ROMAN GLASS JUG

Posted in 2. Ancient Glass, CATEGORIES OF GLASS TYPES ON THIS SITE, Roman Glass by Allaire Collection of Glass on October 8, 2018

56r-footed-jug-with-thumb-rest

56 R Footed Jug with Thumb Rest H: 15 cm Late Roman 4th to 5th C. AD

 

Description: This distinctive jug has a spherical body which rests on a thick base. A tall tubular neck extends upwards from the body and terminates into a splayed lip. Below the lip is a thick glass trail. A wide handle is pulled up from the shoulder where it is tooled into an elaborate triangular finial.

Ref: Shining Vessels #127,LACMA # 127,Hermitage # 188 and 196,Corning Vol. 2 # 714

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