Fragment Jar or Krateriskos

Object Name: 
Fragment Jar or Krateriskos

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Object Name: 
Fragment Jar or Krateriskos
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
58.1.8
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 3.5 cm; Shoulder Th: 0.8 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1400-1360 BC
Primary Description: 
Translucent deep blue glass, bubbly, unweathered with trails of opaque white, opaque yellow and translucent bright green; core-formed, trail-decorated and tooled. Fragment preserves short portion of almost cylindrical neck with rounded shoulder and globular body, shoulder area is extremely thick glass, a series of thin white and yellow trails have been applied to the body and dragged sharply up and down to create an irregular and poorly fashioned feather pattern, the shoulder preserves two stumps where a small trail of bright green was looped over to form a handle.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Blumka, Leopold, Source
1958-06-05
Inscription: 
27.41.303
label
in red
Pre-Roman and Early Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1979) illustrated, pp. 69-70, #59, pl. 7; BIB# 29547