Cinerary Urn with Lid

Object Name: 
Cinerary Urn with Lid

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Object Name: 
Cinerary Urn with Lid
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
70.1.44
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 31.6 cm, Diam (max): 23.7 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1-199
Primary Description: 
(a) Almost colorless, with yellowish brown tint; (b) very pale green, transparent glass; (a,b) blown. (a) Urn: roughly globular. Funnel mouth with rounded rim made by folding up and in; neck short, cylindrical, and wider at bottom than at top; shoulder rounded, merging with wall, which straightens at bottom; base plain, slightly concave; no pontil mark. Many small bubbles. (b) Lid: shallow, bell-shaped. Knop hollow with flattened top, rounded edge, and tapering side; flattened tubular rim made by folding up and in; no pontil mark.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Hambuechen, Dr. Joseph H., Source
1970
Category: 
Venue(s)
J. Paul Getty Museum 2007-10-18 through 2008-01-14
Corning Museum of Glass 2008-02-15 through 2008-05-27
Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass, Volume One (1997) p. 174, #305; p. 353, #305; BIB# 58895
Glass Capturing the Dance of Light (1993) illustrated, p. 62, bottom;