Jug

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Object Name: 
Jug
Accession Number: 
86.1.12
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 8.5 cm, Diam (max): 5.4 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
300-499
Credit Line: 
Bequest of the Estate of Martha J. Herpst
Primary Description: 
Transparent pale green; blown, tooled; mouth finished at glory hole; applied. Jug with funnel mouth. Rim plain, rounded; mouth tapers; cylindrical neck, widening at bottom and merging with shoulder, which has rounded edge; wall splays and turns inward at bottom; plain concave base; pontil mark. Handle with circular cross-section dropped on to shoulder, pulled upward and outward and then bent in, folded and attached to side of funnel mouth. Trailed decoration: below rim, one trail applied below lip and wound counter-clockwise in six and a half revolutions around outside of mouth; on lower neck one trail wound one and a half times around circumference. Blowing spirals on body.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Herpst Estate, Martha J., Source
1986-07-31
Category: 
Inscription: 
152
gummed paper label
base
Greaco Phoenician / Syria-Near
loose paper
inside
Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass, Volume Two (2001) pp. 183-184, pl. 727; BIB# 58895