Jar with Two Handles

Object Name: 
Jar with Two Handles

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Object Name: 
Jar with Two Handles
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
59.1.88
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 11.7 cm, Diam (max): 5.7 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 50-75
Web Description: 
This jar was decorated by gathering molten glass on a blowpipe and rolling it in chips of colored glass before the process of blowing was completed.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Source
1959-07-27
Category: 
Primary Description: 
Transparent blue glass; blown, blobbed, marvered. Pyriform body; rim folded down, over and in; neck splays and merges imperceptibly with body; hollow concave base; two applied handles with crimped extensions at bottom. Body and handles decorated with opaque white, yellow and red blobs, marvered in, and in many cases disfigured by bubbles which have burst.
Treasures from The Corning Museum of Glass
Venue(s)
Yokohama Museum of Art 1992-10-12 through 1992-12-13
Masterpieces of Glass from The Corning Museum of Glass
Venue(s)
National Gallery of Art 1990-12-02 through 1991-04-14
 
The Art of Glass: Masterpieces from The Corning Museum of Glass
Venue(s)
IBM Gallery 1989-12-12 through 1990-02-02
National Gallery of Art 1990-12-09 through 1991-04-14
Decorative and utilitarian works from the Corning Museum of Glass, surveying 35 centuries of glass-making technology and stylistic developments from ancient Egyptian, Roman, Islamic, and Asian cultures to contemporary American and European examples. The works were selected by Corning Museum staff members Dwight P. Lanmon, director and curator of European glass; David B. Whitehouse, curator of ancient and Islamic glass; Jane Shadel Spillman, curator of American glass; and Susanne K. Frantz, curator of 20th-century glass.
Glass of the Caesars
Venue(s)
British Museum 1987-11-18 through 1988-03-06
Romisch-Germanisches Museum 1988-04-15 through 1988-10-18
Musei Capitolini 1988-11-03 through 1989-01-31
Corning Museum of Glass
 
Glass from the Ancient World
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1957-06-04 through 1957-09-15
Verres Antiques de la Collection R.W. Smith
Venue(s)
Musee de Mariemont 1954 through 1954
 
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