Jar

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Object Name: 
Jar
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
54.1.103
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 15.2 cm, D: 7.3 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
400-599
Primary Description: 
Transparent light green. Blown (two gathers); handles applied. Jar with wide neck and egg-shaped body. Rim outsplayed, with rounded lip; neck cylindrical, wider at top than at bottom and with hollow cordon at junction with rim; foot in form of hollow cone, made from separate gather; with rounded edge; pontil mark. Fourteen virtually identical handles dropped onto widest part of body, drawn out, up, and in, and attached to neck immediately below cordon, then drawn up and cast off on top of rim; lower attachments overlap; some handles are vertical, but others slant up from right to left.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Pierpont Morgan Library, Source
1954-09-21
Category: 
Color: 
Material: 
Extending Exhibits in the Museum Store (2003) illustrated, p. 37; BIB# AI57824
Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass, Volume Three (2003) illustrated, pp. 147, 228, #1147; BIB# 58895
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