Jug

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Object Name: 
Jug
Accession Number: 
52.1.57
Dimensions: 
Overall H (max): 13.1 cm, W (max at shoulder): 6.9 cm, Rim Diam: 4.1 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
500-699
Primary Description: 
Pale green, transparent glass; mold-blown, applied. Rim everted, with rounded lip; neck cylindrical, splaying at bottom; shoulder rounded; wall straight, tapering slightly; base plain, with low kick; pontil mark containing scale. Single trail applied to neck at mid-point, wound in descending spiral, which terminates at edge of shoulder. Single handle with rod-shaped cross section dropped onto shoulder and bottom of trail, and attached to edge of rim, with excess glass drawn down in narrow thread over outer surface, ending at lower attachment. Mold-blown decoration in sunken relief on walls and base. On base: star with six arms, each with three-prolonged end.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Stack's Galleries, Source
1952-04-29
Sobernheim, Former Collection
Category: 
Color: 
Technique: 
Material: 
Title Unknown (Philbrook Museum of Art)
Venue(s)
Philbrook Museum of Art
Roman Glass from The Corning Museum of Glass
Venue(s)
Arthur A. Houghton Jr. Library 1996-08-19 through 1997-01-10
 
Title Unknown (Ontario Science Centre)
Venue(s)
Ontario Science Centre 1971 through 1971
The Sobernheim Collection of Ancient Glass (1952-04-19) lot #64;