Fragment of Handle

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Object Name: 
Fragment of Handle
Accession Number: 
59.1.584
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 5.4 cm, W (at point of attachment): 0.8 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
probably 200-399
Credit Line: 
Gift of Piero Tozzi
Primary Description: 
Light blue opaque and white opaque glass; vessel blown, handle applied, drawn, and decorated by trailing. Lower part of handle with adjoining part of wall. Wall white and, at point of attachment, only 0.1 cm thick. Handle blue, with roughly circular cross section; neatly dropped on to wall, then drawn up and in. Thick white trail applied to handle from bottom to highest surviving point, then notched; at bottom, trail was too thin to give desired effect and so second short trail was applied over it, then notched.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Tozzi, Piero, Source
1959-10-23
Category: 
Technique: 
Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass, Volume Two (2001) pp. 189-190, pl. 737; BIB# 58895