A large 4 sided jar in sea-green glass, having a wide ridged strap handle and folded lip. The base is decorated with a segmented circle in the center of which is another circle. Smaller circles are at each corner of the base. This is NOT a reproduction, but an original period piece.
The jar is in excellent condition, with no cracks, chips, or repairs. It is 9 1/2" tall, and 3 1/4" on each side of the square base.
NOTES: 1. For similar examples see "Italian Blown Glass by Giovanni Mariacher for pieces in the Museo Civico (Bologna) and in the Museo Greco-Romano (Turin).
2. This jar was purchased in 1970 from Howard Phillips, a London dealer specializing in ancient glass.