Jug

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Object Name: 
Jug
Accession Number: 
54.1.52
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 19 cm; Diam (max): 6.6 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
300-499
Credit Line: 
Gift of I. C. Elston, Jr.
Primary Description: 
Translucent deep blue bubbly glass; blown, applied, ground. Slender pyriform body; outsplayed rim, ground; tall slender neck, which tapers, then splays to merge imperceptibly with body; lower part of body curves inward towards bottom; base consists of thread wound four times, thus forming splayed footring. Applied wishbone handle with pincered thumbpiece attached to neck and upper part of body, then drawn downward to footring and notched.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Elston, I. C. Jr., Source
1954-09-07
Category: 
Color: 
Material: 
A Distinctive Group of Late Roman Glass Vessels (1997) p. 374, pl. 3, ill.; p. 368 ff.; BIB# 112248
Seasons Greetings from Sherry-Lehmann (1990/11) illustrated, p. 44; BIB# 90994
A Short History of Glass (1990 edition) (1990) illustrated, p. 24, #10; p. 23; BIB# 33211
Stained Glass: Jewels of Light (1988) illustrated, p. 22; BIB# 59584
A Short History of Glass (1980 edition) (1980) illustrated, p. 20, #10; BIB# 21161