Barrel

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Object Name: 
Barrel
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
60.3.59
Dimensions: 
H (w/screw top): 12.1 cm, (w/out mouth piece): 9.5 cm; L: 19.1 cm; D (center): 9.5 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
possibly 1600-1699
Primary Description: 
Transparent very bubbly pale blue glass; some stain marks at interior; pattern-molded, with applied and tooled decoration. Vessel in form of a barrel, standing on four applied little feet which have been tooled; on top a mouth piece to which a pewter screw top has been applied; both ends are slightly sunken and show rough pontil marks; the object has been patterned in a rib mold, with ribs now only faintly visible and more clearly visible at one termination; a rigaree band has been applied to the two peripheral sections, each band wound around the object about nine times.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Henrich, Wilhelm, Source
Treasures in Glass (1966) p. 34, #47; BIB# 28036