Ewer with Pear-shaped Body

Object Name: 
Ewer with Pear-shaped Body

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Object Name: 
Ewer with Pear-shaped Body
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
54.1.37
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 10.4 cm, Diam (max) 4.9 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
probably 300-399
possibly 1900-1954
Credit Line: 
Gift of I. C. Elston, Jr.
Primary Description: 
Transparent yellowish green, with small bubbles (body) and translucent greenish blue trails and handle. Blown and applied. Mouth in form of shallow funnel, with rounded rim; neck cylindrical, wider at bottom than at top; shoulder slopes and merges with wall, which curves out, down, and in; foot conical, with rounded edge made by folding; pontil mark. Continuous horizontal trail wound one and one-quarter times around outside of mouth and similar trail wound around base of neck. Handle with roughly circular cross section dropped onto bottom of shoulder, drawn up and in, and attached to outside of mouth and top of rim.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Elston, I. C. Jr., Source
1954-09-07
Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass, Volume Three (2003) illustrated, pp. 114-115, #1078; BIB# 58895