Thoughts of Indigo

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Object Name: 
Ewer
Title: 
Thoughts of Indigo
Accession Number: 
85.4.68
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 12.8 cm, W: 5.8 cm, Diam: 5.9 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1979
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Elsie Burton
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass overlaid with translucent white and decorations of blue and black; flameworked, blown, tooled with hot applications. Small handled jug with elongated spout and neck, bulbous body; fire-polished rim has extended, sharply pointed, horizontal pouring lip; upper half of neck has bands of opaque white, blue and snakethread with a black double twist; lower half of neck covered in striated white which extends to shoulder of body; mid-section of neck has an applied, sharply angled handle of opaque blue; body covered with rows of translucent dots of blue, colorless inlay, snakethread with twist, white; base is circled by nine whitish bosses which overlap the foot comprised of a slightly flattened coil of blue; marked "J" in base in trailing of blue glass.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Burton, Elsie, Source
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 2002-10-17 through 2003-02-16