Jar with Two Handles

Object Name: 
Jar with Two Handles

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Object Name: 
Jar with Two Handles
Accession Number: 
51.1.240
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 10.4 cm, Diam (max): 5.8 cm; Rim Diam (max): 3 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
300-599
Primary Description: 
Jar with Two Handles. Very pale green transparent glass with bubbles, deep blue translucent, with few black inclusions (trails and handles); blown, applied. Jar shaped like pear, with two handles. Rim inturned, with rounded lip; wall flares to greatest diameter at about two-thirds of height, then curves down and in to about one-third of height, and tapers; base rounded; pontil mark. Decorated on rim with continuous thick trail and on upper wall with narrow trail wound spirally in eight revolutions. Two opposed handles, each dropped onto upper wall, immediately below spiral trail, drawn out, up, and in, and cast off to form small, slanting loop.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Kouchakji, Fahim (b. Syria, 1886-1976), Former Collection
Steuben Glass, Inc. (1903-2011), Source
1950-10-01
Category: 
Material: 
Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass, Volume Two (2001) pp. 186-187, pl. 732; BIB# 58895