Jar

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Object Name: 
Jar
Accession Number: 
50.1.22
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 5 cm, Diam: 4.5 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
300-399 or later
Web Description: 
This jar is presumably a container for unguents.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Steuben Glass, Inc. (1903-2011), Former Collection
1950
Category: 
Color: 
Material: 
Primary Description: 
"Black" (presumably very dark brown or purple) glass with opaque red streaks, bubbles, and rare white inclusions. Probably rod-formed; tooled and applied. Jar; globular with two handles. Wall decorated with ten ridges, which slant downward from left to right. Handles dropped onto upper wall, drawn up, and attached to rim, with two "spurs" projecting above lip.
Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass, Volume Three (2003) illustrated, pp. 47, 215, #959; BIB# 58895