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Overall H: 7.8 cm, Diam (max): 8.1 cm
On Display
400-499 or later
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Yellowish brown transparent glass with opaque red trails; blown, applied. Trail applied to parison, which was then marvered, tooled, and inflated to desired size and shape. Globular jar. Rim everted, with rounded lip made by folding in and down; base plain, slightly concave; annular pontil mark (D. 1.0 cm). Wall and rim (including inside) are decorated with spirally wound, marvered red trail, which was dragged to resemble ten narrow swags, each with eleven festoons between rim and base.
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Source
Glass from the Ancient World
Corning Museum of Glass 1957-06-04 through 1957-09-15
Verres Antiques de la Collection R.W. Smith
Musee de Mariemont 1954 through 1954
Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass, Volume Two (2001) pp. 212-213, pl. 777; BIB# 58895
Glass from the Ancient World: The Ray Winfield Smith Collection (1957) illustrated, pp. 211-213, #423; BIB# 27315
Catalogue des Verres Antiques de la Collection Ray Winfield Smith (1954) illustrated, p. 30, #142; BIB# 28196