Flagon with Two Handles

Object Name: 
Flagon with Two Handles

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Object Name: 
Flagon with Two Handles
Accession Number: 
62.1.12
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 20.3 cm, Diam (max): 8.3 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
275-399
Primary Description: 
Transparent green glass; blown; tooled; rim finished at glory hole; applied. Tubular rim made by folding outward, upward and inward; neck tapers and then descends almost vertically, widening slightly at bottom; two identical opposed handles dropped onto neck, drawn upward, inward and downward, and attached to neck immediately above trail; then pulled upward over neck and outside of rim; short "tail" of excess glass drawn down over outside of handle; single horizontal trail applied in just over one revolution to mid-point of neck, sloping shoulder; wall bulges very slightly and curves inward at bottom; plain base with low kick; pontil mark.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Schulman, Jacques, Source
1962
Category: 
Seasons Greetings from Sherry-Lehmann (1990/11) illustrated, p. 44; BIB# 90994
A Short History of Glass (1990 edition) (1990) illustrated, p. 24, #10; p. 23; BIB# 33211
Stained Glass: Jewels of Light (1988) illustrated, p. 22; BIB# 59584
A Short History of Glass (1980 edition) (1980) illustrated, p. 20, #10; BIB# 21161