Hyalith Jug

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Object Name: 
Hyalith Jug
Accession Number: 
H: 5"
On Display
about 1820-1825
Primary Description: 
Hyalith Jug. Black non-lead glass; blown, cut, gilt. Squat, ovoid form; circular neck rim with drawn pointed pouring spout; wide gilt band inside; gilt bands outside, and at the base of the neck; globular body with engraved criss-crossing bands in matte oval panels, with gilt outlines; small gilt loop handle with polished lower terminal; rounded foot rim with gilt band; ground flat base with ground concave pontil mark in the center; inscribed "153" in red paint on the pontil.
Davis, Cecil, Source
Corning Museum of Glass 2005-05-19 through 2005-10-30