Ewer

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Object Name: 
Ewer
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
54.1.71
Dimensions: 
Overall H (at lip): 14.6 cm, Diam: 9.3 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1901-1953
Credit Line: 
Gift of I. C. Elston, Jr.
Primary Description: 
Translucent cloudy colorless glass with yellow tint and few minute bubbles; surface rough through weathering or acid etching; free blown with imbedded thread decoration; wide pear-shaped body with concave base and rough pontil mark, short neck with flaring elongated lip; ear-shaped handle applied to lower side of rim and shoulder spiral thread around neck; imbedded festoons on body.
Provenance: 
Elston, I. C. Jr., Source
1954-09-07
Pre-Roman and Early Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1979) illustrated, p. 294, #900; BIB# 29547
Forgeries and Reproductions of Ancient Glass in Corning (1977) illustrated, pp. 46-47, fig. 12, third from left; BIB# AI90923