Jug

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Object Name: 
Jug
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
76.1.6
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 15.6 cm, W: 7.4 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
500-699
Credit Line: 
Gift of Harry Micas
Primary Description: 
Transparent yellowish brown glass; mold-blown. Hexagonal body; rim folded in; wide mouth pinched into trefoil; flattish shoulder; body blown into hexagonal mold; slightly hollow base; flattened tubular handle; pontil mark. Molded decoration in intaglio on all sides of body; clockwise from below handle, (1) two concentric lozenges with four dots at center, (2) cross fourchee on stepped base, (3) palm tree with two dots at each side of trunk, (4) double lozenge with dot at center, (5) as (2), (6) palmette "growing" out of anchor stock.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Micas, Harry, Source
1976-06-14
Color: 
Technique: 
Material: 
Glass from the Ancient World: So Diverse a Unity
Venue(s)
University of Michigan 1991-04-05 through 1991-05-05
Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass, Volume Two (2001) illustrated, pp. 100-101, pl. 593; BIB# 58895
Gilded and Enamelled Glass from the Middle East (1998) illustrated, plate 1.1; BIB# 58490
Glass from the Ancient World: So Diverse a Unity (1991) illustrated, p. 73, no.47; BIB# 34381
Recent Important Acquisitions, 19 (1977) illustrated, p. 170, #9; BIB# AI90914
The Corning Museum of Glass Annual Report 1976 (1977) illustrated, 13; BIB# AI97146