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H: 33.3 cm, D: 11.6 cm
Not on Display
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Gift of Zalman Ancel
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Colorless glass; lampworked with applied trails and rolled in fine sand or enamel, "stained" black. Rounded rim tapers sharply into long slightly flaring neck before spreading into an inverted squat pyriform body which constricts before spreading into a flared hollow foot with flattened bottom. Horizontal trail applied on neck below rim, two more form a register filled with a zigzag trail just above two opposing D-shaped handles with coiled "finials"; above the shoulder on the neck are coiled prunts, on the shoulder an undulating trail between two simple trails, below the shoulder, a similar band without a base line.
Ancel, Zalman, Source
Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass, Volume Three (2003) illustrated, p. 102, #1055; BIB# 58895