Large Glass Jug with a round Rim

Culture: Roman
Period: Late 3rd century A.D.
Material: Glass
Dimensions: 18 cm high
Price: 2 400 Euro
Ref: 3461
Provenance: From the private collection of the French archaeologist Louis-Gabriel Bellon (1819-1899). For over 120 years in the family estate.
Condition: A small missing part on the upper glass strap, otherwise intact.
Description: Elegant, high raised jug of greenish clear glass with a long, cylindrical neck and a round estuary. The rim is everted and thickened. Around the neck an applied thin glass thread. The handle, slightly turned outwards with three ribs, reaches from the estuary to the shoulder. From the lower part of the estuary to the upper part thereof another small glass strap. The pear-shaped corpus stands on a stand ring, also thickened, with remains of the sharp edges that were left when the piece was knocked off the punty. See for the type: "Römisches, byzantinisches und frühmittelalterliches Glas – Sammlung Ernesto Wolf" Hatje Cantz 2001, number 95.