Pitcher

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Object Name: 
Pitcher
Accession Number: 
70.1.5
Dimensions: 
Overall H (max): 18.8 cm, Diam (max): 8.9 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
200-325
Primary Description: 
Transparent very pale green glass; blown with applied decoration and handle. Tall biconical shape; rim outsplayed and rounded; single heavy horizontal trail applied to underside of rim, with excess glass drawn out as thin trail wound three times around neck; neck expands to merge with body; fourteen vertical rings applied to body; these are most prominent in vicinity of greatest diameter, handle consists of two trails dropped on to upper part of body and drawn upward and pinched together four times to form vertical row of loop-like elements; trails then bent over, and drawn down, up, over, down and up again to form elaborate attachment to rim; splayed base consists of thick trail coiled twice around bottom of wall; underside pushed in at center; pontil mark.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Berthold Rose Antiquitaten, Source
1970
Category: 
Recent Important Acquisitions, 13 (1971) illustrated, p. 137, #17; BIB# AI93175