Jug

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Object Name: 
Jug
Accession Number: 
71.1.13
Dimensions: 
Rim H: 14.1 cm; Shoulder W: 6.9 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
575-625
Primary Description: 
Transparent light aquamarine glass; mold-blown, rim reworked, handle applied. Short hexagonal body with vertical sides; rim outsplayed, rounded and pinched into trefoil mouth; cylindrical neck, splaying towards bottom and merging with overhanging shoulder; base has low kick and pontil scar. Tubular handle with two pinched folds attached to shoulder and rim. Mold-blown decoration on all six sides of body: rectangular panel defined by rows of circular impressions containing, clockwise from below handle, (1) cross in aedicula with triangular gable (inverted); (2) two concentric lozenges with central boss; (3) cross in aedicula with segmental arch (inverted); (4) as (2); (5) as (3); (6) as (2) and (4).
Department: 
Provenance: 
Klejman, J. J., Source
1971-05-17
Category: 
Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass, Volume Two (2001) illustrated, pp. 101-102, pl. 594; BIB# 58895
Forgeries and Reproductions of Ancient Glass in Corning (1977) illustrated, pp. 40-62, esp. pp. 56-57, fig. 41, right; BIB# AI90923