Jar

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Object Name: 
Jar
Accession Number: 
70.1.23
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 11.3 cm, Diam (max): 5.9 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
probably 50-75
Primary Description: 
Translucent light amethyst glass with darker streaks, opaque blue glass; blown. Egg-shape body; rim folded over and in; neck splays and merges with body; two opaque blue double-ribbed handles applied to shoulder, drawn up and in, attached to neck at base of rim with end pulled down neck; hollow concave base; no pontil mark.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Hambuechen, James E., Source
1970
Category: 
Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass, Volume One (1997) p. 168, #294; p. 351, #294; 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