Composite Alabastron

Object Name: 
Composite Alabastron

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Object Name: 
Composite Alabastron
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 11.2 cm; Rim Diam: 3.2 cm
Not on Display
1400-1225 BCE
399-200 BCE
Credit Line: 
Gift of The Ruth Bryan Struass Memorial Foundation
Primary Description: 
Deep blue glass, appearing black, with applied trails of opaque yellow and white; core-formed, trail decorated and tooled. Upper section of a palm column flask, rim, leaf edge and underside of leaf decorated with yellow trails, base of capital horizontally defined by a white trail left in relief; body of an alabastron; two opposing lug handles on body, four alternating registers of yellow and white trails marvered-in and dragged alternately up and down; rounded base.
Strauss Memorial Foundation, Ruth Bryan, Source
Forgeries and Reproductions of Ancient Glass in Corning (1977) illustrated, p. 50, fig. 22; BIB# AI90923