Jar with Three Handles

Object Name: 
Jar with Three Handles

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Object Name: 
Jar with Three Handles
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
55.1.58
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 12.1 cm; Rim Diam: 3 cm; Shoulder Diam: 5.5 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1400-1360 BC
Primary Description: 
Translucent cobalt blue bubbly with white rounded stone and some flakes of opaque brick red material, trails of opaque white and opaque yellow glass; core-formed, trail decorated and tooled. Rounded rim flared out from neck, white trail applied at rim and marvered in; neck is almost cylindrical with yellow trails forming a register containing three white trails, all marvered in and dragged up eleven times; neck spreads out into an inverted piriform body, three handles of cobalt blue are pulled up to form loops; the area just below the shoulder is decorated with a register defined by two trails of yellow and filled with four to five white trails, all are marvered in and dragged up eighteen times; the bottom tapers to a round form before spreading out into a tooled pad base, the underside retains a high kick from tooling.
Department: 
Provenance: 
von Blissing, Friedrick Wilhelm, Former Collection
Smith, Ray Winfield, Source
1955-09-21
The Lure of Egypt: Land of the Pharaohs Revisited
Venue(s)
Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg 1996-01-10 through 1996-06-09
A Touch of Glass
Venue(s)
Explorers Hall, National Geographic Society 1995-02-15 through 1995-09-15
 
Glass from the Ancient World
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1957-06-04 through 1957-09-15
Ejiputo no kodai garasu (1985) illustrated, p. 95 (VII-10) b/w; p. 28 (2a-10) color; BIB# 86735
Corning Glass Works-Present and Past (1984) illustrated, p. 46;
Fragrance: a sensual marriage of crystal and essence (1982-04) illustrated, p. 12, top left; BIB# AI59143
Pre-Roman and Early Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1979) illustrated, pp. 53-54, #12, pl. 2; BIB# 29547
Glass from the Ancient World: The Ray Winfield Smith Collection (1957) illustrated, pp. 22-23, #3; BIB# 27315