Vessel

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Object Name: 
Vessel
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
96.3.3
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 32.2 cm, W: 28.2 cm, D: 6.7 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1979
Primary Description: 
Transparent orange, brown, light yellow-green, cased in colorless (with pale green tint); non-lead glass; blown, hot-worked. Heavy flattened vesselw ith extended narrow neck, flat tooled rim with very narrow opening; base of neck flares out into broad shoulders that turn at right angle to form the straight sides of a roughly horizontal rectangular shaped body; interior cavity is decorated with broad "zig-zag" of striated dark brown and orange with bubbled light yellow-green background that swirls up through neck, in combination with neck the cavity forms a tear-drop shape deeply encased at straight sides in colorless applied in overlapping gathers producing convergin patterns on broad sides, sides taper in towards narrow ovoid base ground and polished flat; no pontil; overall small bubbles; inscised in script on base: "Mdína/1979".
Provenance: 
Krahnert, Russell E., Source
1996-01-24
Color: 
Material: 
Inscription: 
MDINA/1979
signature
on bottom