Oenochoe (Pitcher) Decorated with Spikes

Object Name: 
Oenochoe (Pitcher) Decorated with Spikes

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Object Name: 
Oenochoe (Pitcher) Decorated with Spikes
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
Preserved H: 7.1 cm; Reconstructed H: 9.1 cm; Body Diam (max): 4.6 cm
On Display
probably 650-550 BCE
Primary Description: 
Oenochoe (Pitcher) Decorated with Spikes. Translucent greenish-blue glass, pitted with patches of iridescent film and strain cracking over entire body; core-formed and tooled. Rim and neck missing, base of narrow cylindrical neck spreads out into ovoid body decorated with six horizontal rows of spikes or prunts with rounded tips; upper rows appear to have been worked out of the matrix while lower rows seem to have been applied trails which were then pulled up and out by tooling; lower section has heavy applied trail worked out into a disc forming the bottom of the vessel, a short stem and pad base is worked out below this disc.
Guigoz, Edouard (Swiss, 1903-1970), Source
Ancient and Islamic Glass: Selections from the Corning Museum of Glass (2019) illustrated, pp. 30-31;
Chemical Analyses of Early Glasses (Volume 3) (2012) pp. 274, 683; BIB# 61154
Chemical Analyses of Early Glasses (Volume 1) (1999) pp. 50, 249; BIB# 61154
Pre-Roman and Early Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1979) illustrated, p. 122, #253; BIB# 29547
Recent Important Acquisitions, 14 (1972) illustrated, pp. 152-153, #2; BIB# AI97756