Sprinkler

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Object Name: 
Sprinkler
Accession Number: 
52.1.64
Dimensions: 
overall H: 8.3 cm, Diam (greatest body): 6.4 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 601-1000
Primary Description: 
Sprinkler. Transparent greenish colorless glass; brownish weathering inside and out; free blown in two parts and tooled; spherical body with small flattened slightly concave base; unevenly applied cylindrical neck with wide flaring mouth and rim folded upward and inward; at interior of neck small funnel hole; at upper part of body five vertical ribs.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Sobernheim, Former Collection
Stack's Galleries, Source
Sobernheim, Clara (German, 1888-1963), Former Collection
1933
to
1952
Sobernheim, Moritz Sebastian (German, 1872-1933), Former Collection
Category: 
Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass, Volume Three (2003) illustrated, pp. 151, 229, #1155; BIB# 58895
The Sobernheim Collection of Ancient Glass (1952-04-19) p. 26, lot 209b; BIB# 12935