Almorratxa

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Object Name: 
Almorratxa
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
56.3.180
Dimensions: 
H: 25.7 cm; D (shoulder): 10.8 cm, (max. body): 12 cm, (foot): 9.8-10.2 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1600-1699
Primary Description: 
Clear bubbly glass with green tinge; surface partly slightly dull and iridescent; free-blown and tooled, with applied decoration. Foot in shape of reversed thistle-type with folded rim and being part of the short cylindrical stem, rough pontil mark at interior, ovoid bowl tapering downwards to slight knop at point of junction with stem, sloping shoulder curving to short cylindrical neck with thickened irregular flaring rim; body has applied white "latticinio" stripes swirling to right; four vertical spouts - a short and a long one in clear, two others in blue glass - applied to shoulder and alternating with four crimped "combs" - two in clear and two in blue glass -, lower body has eight applied double-loops in alternating clear and blue glass, a crimped blue wavy thread around bottom knop of bowl.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Linares, Abelardo, Source
1956
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 2002-03-21 through 2002-09-23