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Overall H: 16.8 cm, D: 4.8 cm
On Display
799-600 BC
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Translucent yellow or olive green glass now weathered to grey- brown, limey accretion adhering to surface, trails of opaque white glass now weathered to a buff or off-white; core-formed, tooled and trail decorated. Rounded thickened rim on cylindrical neck spreads out to form angular shoulder and down into long cylindrical body which tapers to a rounded point; two "duck head" handles applied at shoulder with loops at top for suspension; starting at rim, a single trail is applied and left in relief, trailed on the neck six times, twice on the shoulder and around the body fifty-five times, terminating in a thick trail at the base; the body has been ribbed with a sharp point which has created over thirty vertical furrows but has not moved the opaque white trails into the characteristic feathered or festooned pattern.
Smith, Ray Winfield, Source
Glass from the Ancient World
Corning Museum of Glass 1957-06-04 through 1957-09-15
Die nicht-geblasenen antiken Glasgefasse (2009) illustrated, p. 10; BIB# 110654
Historie du Verre: L'Antiquite (2005) illustrated, p. 41; BIB# 76552
The aAchaeology of Midas and the Phrygians: Recent Work at Gordion (2005) illustrated, p. 102, fig. 8-1; BIB# 86938
A Search for Franchini Scent Bottles (1995) pp. 15-17, fig. 4, ill.;
Treasures from The Corning Museum of Glass (1992) illustrated, p. 11, #2; p. 246; BIB# 35679
Masterpieces of Glass: A World History From The Corning Museum of Glass (1990) illustrated, pp. 22-23, pl. 3; BIB# 33819
A Short History of Glass (1990 edition) (1990) illustrated, p. 18, #4; BIB# 33211
Book of Glass (1986) p. 37;
A Short History of Glass (1980 edition) (1980) illustrated, p. 15, #4; BIB# 21161
Pre-Roman and Early Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1979) illustrated, p. 104, #204, pl. 12; BIB# 29547
Glass and Glassmaking in Ancient Mesopotamia (1970) p. 169, fig. 80, #8; BIB# 27367
Mesopotamian core-formed glass vessels (1500-500 B.C.) illustrated, p. 169, #8 (fig. 80);
Glass from the Ancient World: The Ray Winfield Smith Collection (1957) illustrated, pp. 27-28, #17; BIB# 27315