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Overall H: 17.8 cm; Body Diam: 8.5 cm
Not on Display
about 1880-1900
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Translucent deep blue glass (in transmitted light; in reflected light black glass); surface dull through weathering, partial decolorization, partly heavy pitting, whitish scum and iridescence; possibly free blown, with applied thread decoration; thick sloping foot, plain, with rough pontil mark and two marks on top of foot diagonally oriented, pronounced ovoid body with almost horizontal shoulder, slender cylindrical neck with tooled trefoil mouth; applied solid ear-shaped handle applied to trefoil mouth which it surmounts, and to shoulder at joint of neck; on the body over-all pattern of loops, arranged in vertical rows (eight) in white and yellow glass, with the pattern extending upwards over part of the neck, tool marks at top of shoulder, thus causing a rib effect, white spiral band at bottom of body (2 1/2 times around body).
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Source
Signorelli, Angelo (Italian), Former Collection
Fakes and Forgeries
Minneapolis Institute of Arts 1973-05-11 through 1973-09-29
Glass from the Ancient World
Corning Museum of Glass 1957-06-04 through 1957-09-15
Verres Antiques de la Collection R.W. Smith
Musee de Mariemont 1954 through 1954
Antikes Glas aus der Sammlung Ray Winfield Smith: Kurpfalzischen Museum Heidelberg
Kurpfalzischen Museum 1952-11 through 1953
Pre-Roman and Early Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1979) illustrated, p. 295, #902; BIB# 29547
Forgeries and Reproductions of Ancient Glass in Corning (1977) illustrated, p. 54, fig. 34, left; BIB# AI90923
Fakes and Forgeries (1973) illustrated, #7; BIB# 18886
Glass from the Ancient World: The Ray Winfield Smith Collection (1957) illustrated, pp. 94-95, #162; BIB# 27315