Egyptian Vase

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Object Name: 
Egyptian Vase
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
51.1.55
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 12 cm, Diam (max): 5.6 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1800-1951
Primary Description: 
Egyptian Vase. Deep sapphire-blue glass with applied and tooled varicolored decoration; amphorish shape -- drawn knob base, oviform body, short cylindrical neck with wide flange, applied right-angle handles, one end attached on neck a little below flange, the other on shoulder; yellow rim on flange; low relief spine and rib decoration in white, turquoise and red on body, yellow streaks in handles. [Modern marble stand]
Department: 
Provenance: 
Komor, Mathias, Source
1951-01-02
Color: 
Material: 
Pre-Roman and Early Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1979) illustrated, p. 292, #893; BIB# 29547
Forgeries and Reproductions of Ancient Glass in Corning (1977) illustrated, pp. 46-47, fig. 11, left;