Pitcher

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Object Name: 
Pitcher
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
51.1.95
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 7.3 cm, D: 3.9 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
300-499
Primary Description: 
Pitcher. Transparent light yellowish green; translucent bluish green. Blown; applied. Pitcher with cylindrical body. Rim outsplayed, with rounded lip; neck cylindrical, wider at bottom than at top; shoulder slopes, with rounded edge; wall curves in at bottom; base plain, with slight kick; pontil mark circular (D. 0.9 cm). Wall has nine narrow indentations, which extend from top to just above bottom. Decorated with narrow bluish green trail, which was applied just below lip and wound approximately 12 times around outside of rim and neck. Yellowish green handle dropped onto edge of shoulder, drawn out, up, and in, and attached to outside of upper rim, with excess glass drawn up over lip.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Pollak, Albert, Former Collection
Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass, Volume Three (2003) illustrated, pp. 171, 235, #1191; BIB# 58895