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Overall H: 14.1 cm, W: 7.5 cm
Not on Display
about 1974
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Gift of Richard C. Reedy
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Transparent brown glass with grey streamer at rim, with some bubbles; mold-blown, three-part mold; rim reworked, handle applied. Hexagonal body with vertical sides; rim outsplayed, folded upward and inward and pinched into trefoil mouth; cylindrical neck retaining horizontal mold mark; sloping shoulder with three vertical mold marks, slightly overhanging; base retains mold mark or flow line around edge, central area concave, pontil scar ground flat; handle applied to shoulder and neck immediately below rim, folded and tooled to form small thumb rest at rim. Mold-blown decoration on body on all six sides; each side has rectangular panel outlined with small circular depressions, clockwise, from below handle: (1) two concentric lozenges with depression at center and single depression in each corner of rectangle; (2) cross fourchee standing on tree trunk flanked by stylized leaves; (3) two concentric lozenges with four depressions at center and single depression in each corner of rectangle; (4) cross fourchee with bulbous base surrounded by two circles shown in perspective; (5) as (3); (6) cross fourchee on stepped base.
Reedy, Richard C., Source
Mokhtarzadeh, Mansour, Former Collection
Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass, Volume Three (2003) illustrated, p. 121, #1090; BIB# 58895
Forgeries and Reproductions of Ancient Glass in Corning (1977) illustrated, pp. 40-62, esp. pp. 56-57, fig. 41, left; BIB# AI90923