Vessel

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Object Name: 
Vessel
Accession Number: 
59.1.154
Dimensions: 
Overall H (max): 13.2 cm, W: 7.6; Rim Diam: 5.6 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
probably 1-399
Primary Description: 
Almost colorless glass, with grayish tint; blown, blob of molten glass applied to lower wall and inflated by additional blowing. Vessel shaped like phallus. Rim outsplayed, with tubular lip made by folding up, in, and down; shoulder very short, sloping; wall vertical, curving in to rounded base, with jagged pontil mark; hollow, roughly spheroid protrusion at bottom of wall.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Source
1959-07-27
Category: 
Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass, Volume One (1997) pp. 202-203, #353; p. 362, #353; BIB# 58895