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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1920.44.63
Title
Jug
Classification
Vessels
Work Type
vessel
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Asia, Cyprus
Culture
Graeco-Roman
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/292846
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Yellow-green glass
Technique
Free-blown glass
Dimensions
7.9 x 7.3 cm (3 1/8 x 2 7/8 in.)
Provenance
Elizabeth Gaskell Norton, Boston, MA and Margaret Norton, Cambridge, MA (by 1920), gift; to the Fogg Museum, 1920.

Note: The Misses Norton were the daughters of Charles Elliot Norton (1827-1908).
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of the Misses Norton
Accession Year
1920
Object Number
1920.44.63
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Jug; flattened oblate body, narrows to foot, neck slightly depressed into body, thick ring mouth, applied ribbon handle (elaborate at the attachment to the mouth). Intact; white accretions on base, pale opalescence, dirt on interior, some on exterior.
Subjects and Contexts

Roman Domestic Art

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