Jar with Two Handles

Object Name: 
Jar with Two Handles

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Object Name: 
Jar with Two Handles
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Overall H: 18.2 cm; Body Diam: 5.8 cm
Not on Display
about 1900
Primary Description: 
Translucent deep blue glass; free blown with applied and tooled decoration; acid etched; applied foot with concave center; having rough pontil mark, cylindrical at top and bottom tapering body with slender cylindrical neck flaring to cup mouth; two solid ear shaped handles applied to upper neck and shoulder; on the body combed feather pattern in blue, brick red, white and yellow glass forming eight panels, a yellow spiral thread in relief around lower body and mouth, the whole surface is very rough after having been treated with acid, with exception of the pontil mark area.
Rey, Sydor, Source
Pre-Roman and Early Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1979) illustrated, p. 292, #894; BIB# 29547
Forgeries and Reproductions of Ancient Glass in Corning (1977) illustrated, pp. 46-47, fig. 11, third from left; BIB# AI90923