Pitcher

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Object Name: 
Pitcher
Accession Number: 
68.1.2
Dimensions: 
Overall Diam (max): 13.8 cm; Rim H: 33.7 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
300-399
Primary Description: 
Transparent light olive green glass with opaque white trails; blown; handle, collar and foot applied; body decorated with trails. Tall biconical shape; rim outsplayed, folded outward and downward;neck expands and merges with biconical body; ribbed handle attached to upper part of body and rim, where it splays and terminates in upright triangular thumbpiece; thick horizontal "collar" applied to neck and pincered, body covered with thin opaque white trails arranged like seventeen narrow suspended swags and marvered flush; foot has applied base ring tooled into eighteen "toes"; underside pushed in, prominent pontil mark.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Henrich, Wilhelm, Source
1968
Category: 
Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass, Volume Two (2001) pp. 215-216, pl. 783; BIB# 58895
Recent Important Acquisitions, 11 (1969) illustrated, p. 110, #7; BIB# AI97754