Jar

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Object Name: 
Jar
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
74.1.34
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 8.5 cm, Diam: 8.4 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1225-1085 BC
Primary Description: 
Translucent amethyst glass, bubbly some white stone in foot, surface dull with thin irregular film of silvery iridescence; core-formed. Heavy rim, rounded by reheating, constricts before forming short wide cylindrical neck; wall bends out to form shoulder before tapering in to inverted and truncated conical body with slightly convex wall; pad base tooled and flattened with kick in center.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Smith, Ray Winfield, Source
1974-12-12
Color: 
Technique: 
Material: 
Exhibition of Glass from Private American Collections and the Smithsonian Institution
Venue(s)
Smithsonian Institution 1962 through 1962
Glass from the Ancient World
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1957-06-04 through 1957-09-15
 
Verres Antiques de la Collection R.W. Smith
Venue(s)
Musee de Mariemont 1954 through 1954