Jug

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Object Name: 
Jug
Accession Number: 
58.1.43
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 18.9 cm, W: 9.3 cm; Rim Diam: 6.1 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
500-699
Primary Description: 
Transparent pale green bubbly glass; mold-blown, rim reworked, handle and thread applied. Tall hexagonal body, with two indentations at top; rim outsplayed, folded upward and inward; neck cylindrical, slightly inclined; shoulder rounded; base kicked, pontil scar; thread wound once around neck; tubular handle attached to shoulder and rim. Mold-blown decoration on body on all six panels, clockwise, from below handle: (1) cross-hatching; (2) two and a half large conjoined lozenges with three half-lozenges on each side, all with central bosses; (3) human face with herringbone pattern above; (4) as (1); (5) as (2); (6) as (3); under base, short radial grooves.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Kouchakji, Fahim, Source
1958-10-17
Category: 
Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass, Volume Two (2001) illustrated, pp. 106-107, pl. 599; BIB# 58895