Jug with Nipt-diamond-waies

Object Name: 
Jug with Nipt-diamond-waies

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Object Name: 
Jug with Nipt-diamond-waies
Maker(s): 
Accession Number: 
60.2.34
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 24.1 cm; Shoulder Diam: 12.7 cm; Foot Diam: 9.2 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1680
Primary Description: 
Jug with Nipt-diamond-waies. Colorless lead glass; blown, molded, applied, tooled. Ovoid form with tapered sides, rounded shoulder; cylindrical, slightly flaring neck and cup-shaped top with pinched pouring spout; a second gather ends at the base of the neck; blown and molded in a sixteen-rib mold, the ribbing on the lower, ovoid part of the body pincered into a diamond pattern (so-called “nipt-diamond-waies”); twelve vertical ribs trailed on the body, pincered vertically and horizontally to form ribbed fins; trailed vermicular collar near the base of the neck; and applied hollow handle, indented at the top for a (missing) metal cover and anchor pin on the handle strap, and curled at the lower attachment; trailed, sloping foot rim, pincered radially with a tool with a pointed slender ribbed tip; rough pontil mark underneath the base.
Department: 
Provenance: 
McKearin Antiques, Source
1960-03-15
Arthur Churchill (Glass) Ltd., Former Collection
Category: 
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass
Changing Exhibitions Gallery
In Sparkling Company: Reflections on Glass in the 18th-century British World (2020) illustrated, p. 17 (fig. 4);
Baroque Influences on the Form and Decoration of Glass (2014) illustrated, p. 61; BIB# 142141
Alchemy & Glass: the Mystery Explored at Corning Museum (2008-06-20) illustrated, p. 46;
Alchemy & Glass: The Mystery Explored at Corning Museum (2008-06-20) illustrated
Glass of the Alchemists: Lead Crystal-Gold Ruby, 1650-1750 (2008) illustrated, p. 176, #24; BIB# 103865
Recent Important Acquisitions, 3 (1961) illustrated, p. 144, #39; BIB# AI97739