Jug Item Number: M3.40 from the MOA: University of British Columbia

Description

Jug of transparent light yellow glass with a brown handle. Rim splayed outward horizontally (folded outwards, upwards, and inwards). Rim is uneven. Short, downwards widening neck. Ovoid body with knobbed bottom. Vertical drawn ribbon handle from rim to shoulder with a piece of glass joining the mouth to the shoulder below the top of the handle. Decoration on sides in three friezes; top, narrow vertical fluting; middle, volute pattern; bottom, narrow vertical fluting.

History Of Use

Used to store unguents, oil or perfume.

Cultural Context

storage

Narrative

The van Haersolte Collection