Jug

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Object Name: 
Jug
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
76.1.8
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 20.1 cm; Base Diam: 6.6 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1945-1955
Credit Line: 
Gift Dr. L. Mildenberg
Primary Description: 
Transparent light yellowish-green glass, some bubbles; mold- blown, multiple mold, rim reworked, handle applied. Tall hexagonal body with straight sides; rim slightly outsplayed, pinched into trefoil mouth, fire-polished; short cylindrical neck, which joins flat shoulder near front of vessel; base slightly concave, large pontil scar; thread wound once around neck; ribbon handle with thick vertical trail attached to shoulder and rim; mold-blown decoration on body on all six sides, clockwise, beginning below handle: (1) stylized head with radial crown, cross, bucranium; (2) indeterminate motif, chalice, group of five transverse lines; (3) five conjoined lozenges; (4) quadruped with tail and horns or long ears, indeterminate motif; (5) two peacocks, one upright, the other inverted; (6) as (3).
Department: 
Provenance: 
Mildenberg, L., Source
1976-07-26
Naccache, Mme. Nadine Pereire, Former Collection
Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass, Volume Three (2003) illustrated, pp. 122-123, #1092; BIB# 58895
Forgeries and Reproductions of Ancient Glass in Corning (1977) illustrated, pp. 40-62, esp. pp. 57-58, fig. 42; BIB# AI90923