Jug with Christian Symbols

Object Name: 
Jug with Christian Symbols

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Object Name: 
Jug with Christian Symbols
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
71.1.2
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 18.5 cm; Shoulder Diam: 6.1 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
500-699
Primary Description: 
Pale green glass, darker green handle, neck ring; blown into mold. Hexagonal body and tall narrow neck; rim folded inwards; neck tapers downwards to sloping shoulder, which bulges over body; tubular handle attached to trailed-on neckring and shoulder; body blown into hexagonal mold; base slightly hollow; pontil scar. Molded decoration on all sides of body: (1) vertical row of lozenges, (2) two standing birds facing one another, (3) cross and dots; eight-spoked wheel and dots, (4) half-rosette, chalice, unidentified objects and half- rosettes, (5) vertical row of lozenges, (6) cross with triangular arms on base with three steps.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Smith, Ray Winfield, Source
1970-02-26
Category: 
Color: 
Material: 
Glass from the Ancient World
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1957-06-04 through 1957-09-15
Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass, Volume Two (2001) illustrated, pp. 99-100, pl. 592; BIB# 58895
Recent Important Acquisitions, 14 (1972) illustrated, p. 155, #17;