Jar

Notice of Upcoming Content and Access Change

The Museum is working on the future of our online collections access, which will be incrementally released over time. On November 1, 2022, “My Collection” sets will be discontinued and no longer available. If you have “My Collection” sets you wish to preserve, we encourage you to print the sets, save as a PDF, or otherwise make your own copies of important information for your future reference.

What is AAT?

The Art & Architecture Thesaurus (AAT) (r) is a structured vocabulary for generic concepts related to art and architecture. It was developed by The Getty Research Institute to help research institutions become consistent in the terminology they use.Learn More

Object Name: 
Jar
Accession Number: 
66.1.28
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 9 cm; Body W: 6.1 cm; Rim Diam: 6.1 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
500-699
Primary Description: 
Translucent brown glass; mold-blown, multi-part mold, rim reworked. Short hexagonal body with straight side; rim outsplayed, turned upward, inward and downward to base of neck, creating rounded tubular lip; neck tapers; low rounded shoulder; base kicked, pontil scar. Mold-blown decoration on body on all six faces, each has rectangular frame composed of small round depressions containing: (1) two concentric lozenges with central boss, with depression in each angle of frame; (2) stylized tree; (3) stylized palm tree; (4) as (1); (5) stylized tree; (6) stylized tree.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Galerie Heidi Vollmoeller, Source
1966-03-09
Category: 
Color: 
Material: 
The Book and the Spade
Venue(s)
University of Wisconsin-Madison 1975 through 1975
Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass, Volume Two (2001) illustrated, pp. 105-106, pl. 598; BIB# 58895