Jar with Wishbone Handle

Object Name: 
Jar with Wishbone Handle

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Object Name: 
Jar with Wishbone Handle
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 10.1 cm, Diam (max): 7.6 cm
On Display
about 1200-1299
Primary Description: 
Jar with Wishbone Handle. Translucent purple, with opaque white trail. Blown in dip mold; applied and marvered. Rim outsplayed, horizontal, and with rounded lip; wall is straight and splayed, curving in at bottom; base plain, with low kick; pontil mark circular (D. 1.1 cm). Handle consists of purple trail dropped onto top of rim, drawn up, over mouth, and down, and attached to top of rim; mid-point of handle pinched and pulled upward, so that handle has ogival form; ends of handle pinched and pulled upward as semi-circular projections. Twenty vertical ribs extend from center of base to shortly below rim. Applied decoration: marvered trail dropped onto base, wound spirally 17 times around base and wall, ending just below top of ribs; each circuit has wavy effect created when parison was inserted in dip mold.
Safani Gallery, Source
L'Orient de Saladin
Institut du Monde Arabe
Glass from the Ancient World: So Diverse a Unity
University of Michigan 1991-04-05 through 1991-05-05
Islamic Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass Volume Two (2014) illustrated, p. 205-206, #966; BIB# 113723
L'Orient de Saladin (2001) illustrated, p. 187, Fig. 194; BIB# 68555
Glass from the Ancient World: So Diverse a Unity (1991) p. 77, no.51; BIB# 34381