Sprinkler

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Object Name: 
Sprinkler
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
53.1.1
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 11.7 cm, D (max): 8 cm; Mouth D: 6.8 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
200-399
Primary Description: 
Sprinkler. Transparent yellowish brown, with translucent greenish blue trail; blown in 2 parts, tooled with applied decoration; roughly globular body. Mouth in form of funnel, with rounded lip; neck cylindrical, wider at bottom than at top, with folded diaphragm at junction with shoulder; wall curves in at bottom and merges with plain narrow base. Six vertical ribs, made by pinching, extend from shoulder to lower wall and slightly eccentric ring of seven fire-polished "toes" (also made by pinching) surrounds base. Outside of mouth is decorated with single continuous horizontal trail wound almost twice around circumference.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Komor, Mathias, Source
1953-01-29
Category: 
Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass, Volume Three (2003) illustrated, pp. 167-168, 234, #1185; BIB# 58895