Amphoriskos

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Object Name: 
Amphoriskos
Accession Number: 
81.1.3
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 9.7 cm, Diam: 3.9 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1975-1980
Credit Line: 
Gift of Safani Gallery
Primary Description: 
Opaque brick red with trails of deep blue and yellowish green glass; core-formed and trail decorated. Ovoid shape; flared and rounded rim on a short cylindrical neck, rounded shoulder spreads down into an elongated ovoid body, bottom tooled and constricted; alternating blue and green trail applied on rim and wound down body to tip, marvered-in and dragged into a festoon pattern, opposing ribbed handles applied at shoulder and pulled up and under rim; applied button of blue on base.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Safani Gallery, Source
1981-07-10
Recent Important Acquisitions, 24 (1982) illustrated, p. 87, #3; BIB# AI9252