Jar with Two Handles

Object Name: 
Jar with Two Handles

Notice of Upcoming Content and Access Change

The Museum is working on the future of our online collections access. A new version will be available later in 2023. During this transition period, the current version of the Collections Browser may have reduced functionality and data may be not be updated. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. For any questions or concerns, please contact us.

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 with Two Handles
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 8.6 cm, W: 9.8 cm, D: 6.5 cm
On Display
Primary Description: 
Colorless glass with aqua tinge, applied deep blue trails; blown with pinched applied trail decoration. Globular body with wide rounded rim, wide long neck tapers slightly into globular body with flattened base; heavy blue trail applied at rim, thin trails on neck spiral downward, seven horizontal pinched decorations below greatest diameter, heavy blue trail applied above and into these in a zigzag pattern, above this a series of thin blue trails carelessly pinched together to form an oval or "spectacle" pattern, over this pattern, two opposing handles were applied at the shoulder and pulled up to the rim; slightly kicked base, pontil mark.
Galerie Nefer, Source
Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass, Volume Two (2001) illustrated, pp. 164-165, pl. 692; BIB# 58895