Jug

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Object Name: 
Jug
Accession Number: 
86.3.105
Dimensions: 
H: 36.3 cm, D: 17.2 cm, W (incl. handle): 18.3 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1865-1875
Credit Line: 
Gift in memory of Charles H. and Alice Wendt Voorhees
Primary Description: 
Jug. Colorless non-lead glass; blown, engraved; ovoid body; tall, cylindrical neck with inverted bell-shaped rim; bulge at base of neck; applied inverted loop handle; large domed foot; elaborately engraved decoration; body divided into 4 rounded panels, one with partially-clad man, crowned, flanked by 2 children; the panel on opposite side depicting a seated, draped woman, with a child asleep at her right, a winged putto at her left; front panel with an angel carrying a small child; the back panel with an angel scattering flowers, with a putto at her back; urn of fruit with swags at the sides engraved at the base of the handle; matte flat foot rim with band of polished circular facets (no pontil mark).
Department: 
Provenance: 
Voorhees Collection, Charles H. and Alice Wendt, Source
1986-12-08
Sotheby & Co., Source
1986-12-08
Color: 
Technique: 
Inscription: 
Gez.' graviert von Herm. Müller
signature
Engraved on base
Treasures from The Corning Museum of Glass (1992) illustrated, p. 76, #71; BIB# 35679
Recent Important Acquisitions, 29 (1987) illustrated, p. 122, #28; BIB# AI19055