Jar

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Object Name: 
Jar
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
59.1.6
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 8.6 cm; Rim Diam: 4.9 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1400-1360 BC
Primary Description: 
Opaque deep blue glass, bubbly with white stone and opaque brick red flakes, patches of devitrification, some milky white film, trails of opaque yellow and opaque white; core-formed, tooled and trail decorated. Thin flat rim, rounded at edge retains a single trail of yellow marvered in; bends in to form wide cylindrical neck decorated with a register formed by two yellow trails and filled with six white trails, all marvered in and dragged alternately up and down twenty-eight times to form a feathered or festooned pattern; body spreads out to form inverted mushroom shape, at shoulder, remains of two small loop handles of deep blue glass; body is decorated with a register unevenly outlined by two yellow trails and filled with five narrow white trails dragged alternately up and down thirty-two times; the pedestal foot is entirely restored and probably highlighted with a yellow trail.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Smith, Ray Winfield, Source
1959-07-27
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
 
Ancient Glass from the Collection of Ray W. Smith
Venue(s)
Fogg Art Museum 1952
Ejiputo no kodai garasu (1985) illustrated, p. 103 (XV-32) b/w; p. 49 (3-32) color; BIB# 86735
Pre-Roman and Early Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1979) illustrated, p. 55, #15, pl. 3; BIB# 29547
Agyptisches Kunsthandwerk (1969) p. 149, fig. 139; BIB# 28564
Die Glasgefasse im alten Agypten (1968) p. 109, pl. 15, #32; BIB# 25458
Ancient Glassmaking Techniques: The Egyptian Core Vessel Process (1962) illustrated, p. 34;
Glass from the Ancient World: The Ray Winfield Smith Collection (1957) illustrated, pp. 22-23, #5; BIB# 27315