Covered Jar on Foot

Object Name: 
Covered Jar on Foot

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Object Name: 
Covered Jar on Foot
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 18.6 cm, Diam (max): 8 cm
On Display
about 1534-1541
Web Description: 
This jar was possibly used to store medicinal herbs or precious spices. It was made for Philipp, Pfalzgraf bei Rhein, who was bishop of Freising from 1499 to 1541.
Kovacek, Michael, Former Collection
Primary Description: 
Colorless glass; blown, tooled, applied, gilded, and cold painted. Waisted shape goblet with flared rim, conical foot and inverted conical lid with a twisted knop. Faded gilding over much of the body and lid with the coat-of-arms of the Bishop of Freising on one side (two shields and the papal crown) and an image of a lamb wearing a hat and holding a staff with flying flag on the other side.
The Yearning for Venetian Glass: Beauty that Traversed Oceans and Time (2011) illustrated, p. 12, fig. 5;
The Corning Museum of Glass Annual Report 2005 (2006) illustrated, p. 9, bottom; BIB# AI90241