Jug with Wishbone Handle

Object Name: 
Jug with Wishbone Handle

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Object Name: 
Jug with Wishbone Handle
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Overall H: 22.1 cm, Diam (max): 6.4 cm; Rim Diam: 4.5 cm; Base Diam: 6.1 cm
On Display
Primary Description: 
Translucent dark blue glass; mold-blown, applied, ground. Slender pyriform body; rim outsplayed and turned upward, cracked off and ground; slender neck tapers then splays to merge with body; lower part of body curves in towards bottom; base consists of thread wound three and a half times, then forms splayed footring; applied wishbone handle with pincered thumb piece attached to neck and upper part of body, then drawn downward to footring; mold-blown decoration: 21 flutes widen and flatten towards bottom, gives appearance of vertical facets; below almost completely concealed by footring, honeycomb pattern covers bottom of body.
Smith, Ray Winfield, Source
Ambrose and Agustine: The Origins of Europe
Museo Diocesano 2003-11-01 through 2004-06-01
(exhibit title) Ambrogio e Agostino: Le sorgenti dell'Europe
Glass from the Ancient World
Corning Museum of Glass 1957-06-04 through 1957-09-15
Verres Antiques de la Collection R.W. Smith
Musee de Mariemont 1954 through 1954
Antikes Glas aus der Sammlung Ray Winfield Smith: Kurpfalzischen Museum Heidelberg
Kurpfalzischen Museum 1952-11 through 1953
387 d.c./ambrogio e agostino/le sorgenti dell'europa (2003) illustrated, p. 324, no. 282; p. 430; BIB# 78110
Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass, Volume Two (2001) illustrated, pp. 120-121, pl. 622; BIB# 58895
A Distinctive Group of Late Roman Glass Vessels (1997) p. 374, pl. 2, ill.; p. 368 ff.; BIB# 112248
Catalogue des Verres Antiques de la Collection Ray Winfield Smith (1954) illustrated, p. 26, #120; BIB# 28196