Jug with Nipt-diamond-waies

Object Name: 
Jug with Nipt-diamond-waies

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Object Name: 
Jug with Nipt-diamond-waies
Maker(s): 
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
60.2.34
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 24.1 cm; Shoulder Diam: 12.7 cm; Foot Diam: 9.2 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1680
Primary Description: 
Heavy lead glass with many bubbles and a slight gray tinge; wear marks at foot; blown with applied and tooled decoration. Sloping broad foot ring tooled to form ribs, applied to body with rough pontil mark, body is ovoid, straight sided lower section with sloping shoulder, cylindrical neck with cup-shaped upper part of neck and shoulder; threads of glass vertically arranged have been applied to the original gather (it is less likely that the ribs have been formed in a mold), the threads have been tooled to form a nip't-diamond-waies pattern, vanishing at bottom of vessel, the upper part of the neck has not been tooled in such a fashion; 12 additional vertically arranged threads have been applied to the body, pinched to form vertically and horizontally oriented wings bearing a hatched pattern, heavy spiral collar applied to lower neck.
Department: 
Provenance: 
McKearin Antiques, Source
1960-03-15
Arthur Churchill (Glass) Ltd., Former Collection
Category: 
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass
Changing Exhibitions Gallery
Alchemy & Glass: The Mystery Explored at Corning Museum (2008-06-20) illustrated
Alchemy & Glass: the Mystery Explored at Corning Museum (2008-06-20) illustrated, p. 46;
Glass of the Alchemists: Lead Crystal-Gold Ruby, 1650-1750 (2008) illustrated, p. 176, #24; BIB# 103865
Recent Important Acquisitions, 3 (1961) illustrated, p. 144, #39;