Footed Jar

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Object Name: 
Footed Jar
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
Overall 21.5 cm; Rim Diam: 8.5 cm; Shoulder Diam: 12 cm; Foot Diam: 10.6 cm
On Display
about 1550-1600
Primary Description: 
Footed Jar. Bulbous, slightly conical bowl with pronounced shoulder and conical neck with fire-polished rim; joined by glue-bit to mold-blown ribs, flattened knop; attached by glue-bit to replacement pedestal foot. Deep mold blown decoration on bowl consists of two pairs of dragons bound together at neck but looking backward; their long tails or legs, which are also bound together, end in volutes. Vertical motifs to which tails or legs are bound are surmounted by crown with cross; along shoulder, frieze of flutelike ribs.
Henrich, Wilhelm, Source
Arthur Churchill (Glass) Ltd., Former Collection
Glass Through The Ages (Rev. Ed.) (1969) illustrated, pp. 68 and 129, pl. 16a;
Treasures in Glass (1966) illustrated, pp. 2, 26, #34; BIB# 28036
Glass Through the Ages (Revised) (1959) illustrated, pp. 68 and 129 and pl. 16a; BIB# 65361
Glass Through the Ages (1st Ed.) (1948) p. 63 and pl. 13a; BIB# 18668