Covered Barrel

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Object Name: 
Covered Barrel
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(a&b) H: 38.2 cm; (a) H: 27.6 cm; D (rim): 12.7 cm, (max. body): 23 cm
Not on Display
Primary Description: 
Transparent brilliant light yellowish-green glass with few impurities; wear marks; free-blown, with applied decoration. (a) Barrel-shaped oval body with concave base having very rough pontil mark; (b) set-in domed cover tapering towards hollow pear-shaped finial resting on a disk; three heavy notched rings (rigaree bands) around bottom of body, three others below rim, two groups of "thumb-cups" - each consisting of three - applied to the body.
Morpurgo, Joseph M., Source