Ice Jar

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Object Name: 
Ice Jar, Liner and Cover
Title: 
Ice Jar
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
71.3.141
Dimensions: 
(abc) H: 42 cm; (a) H: 28.5 cm, D (rim): 17.1 cm; (b) H: 16 cm, D (rim): 2.5 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1840-1860
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass; blown, cut. (a) Urn shape, with flared sides cut in a continuous pattern of diamond formed by intersecting sets of diagonal miter cuts; each diamond with either radial cut grooves or fields of cross-cut diamonds; matching triangular panels at the top and bottom; plain, panel- cut section at the bottom; bulbous lower section, with polished swirled gadrooning, either rounded or grooved; panel-cut capstan stem with flattened disk knop at the center; large, thick, disk foot with cut heavy ribs on the side, the bottom covered with a field of squares formed by sets of intersecting miter cuts; each square with either radial cut grooves or fields of cross-cut diamonds (matching those on the cut band on the sides). (b) Liner, of tapered shape, with flared and upturned rim; the rim cut in a series of scallops, the ends of cut fan ribbing on the sides; curved cuts across the lower parts of the fans; diamond-shaped panels between the fans, covered with cross-cut diamonds; panel-cut below; the tapered sides plain, with vertical grooves cut on the lower half; polished flat base with large polished concave pontil mark. (c) Domed cover; disk shaped finial, with cutting matching that on the sides and base of (a); waisted stem, with cut disks at the base; spreading sides, with cut panels above and below a band of diamonds and triangles with cut radial grooves (sunbursts) and cross-cut diamonds; petal- cut rim; tapered brim with polished flat rim.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Berka, Dr. Egon, Source
1971-09-03
Color: 
Technique: 
Treasures from The Corning Museum of Glass (1992) illustrated, p. 75, #69; BIB# 35679
Anglo-Irish Cut Glass Product of Many Influences (1982-12) p. 2A;