Cylindrical Box with Lid

Object Name: 
Cylindrical Box with Lid

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Object Name: 
Cylindrical Box with Lid
Accession Number: 
66.1.222
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 8.3 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 50-100
Primary Description: 
Translucent blue glass with opaque white and opaque yellow patches; blown, marvered and tooled. (a) Cylindrical box with narrow mouth, rounded lip and shallow sloping shoulder; vertical side with folded horizontal flange at top and bottom; flat base, no pontil mark; decorated with opaque white and opaque yellow patches made by picking up colored chips, reinflating and marvering. (b) Hollow lid with conical top ending in knob, broad folded flange and tapering lower part, which terminates in rounded rim; decorated with single yellow patch.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Sangiorgi, Sergio, Source
1966
Sangiorgi, Giorgio, Former Collection
Category: 
Extending Exhibits in the Museum Store (2003) illustrated, p. 37;
Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass, Volume One (1997) p. 209, #360; p. 362, #360; BIB# 58895
Seasons Greetings from Sherry-Lehmann (1990/11) illustrated, p. 44; BIB# 90994
A Short History of Glass (1990 edition) (1990) illustrated, p. 24, #10; p. 23; BIB# 33211
Stained Glass: Jewels of Light (1988) illustrated, p. 22; BIB# 59584
A Short History of Glass (1980 edition) (1980) illustrated, p. 20, #10; BIB# 21161