Beaker

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Object Name: 
Beaker
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
66.1.240
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 7.0 cm; Rim Diam: 7.8 cm; Foot Diam: 3.4 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
75-125
Primary Description: 
Colorless glass; blown and lathe-cut. Beaker: cylindrical. Rim outsplayed, with rounded edge and narrow cordons near lip and at junction with wall; wall straight, tapering sharply inward near bottom, with narrow cordon at change of angle; low conical foot, hollow, with small boss at center. Rim and wall have short internal cracks.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Sangiorgi, Giorgio (Italian, 1886-1965), Former Collection
Sangiorgi, Sergio (Italian), Source
1966
Category: 
Color: 
Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass, Volume One (1997) p. 224, #378; p. 365, #378; BIB# 58895
Early Roman Faceted Glass (1984) illustrated, pp. 35-58, esp. p. 40, fig. 13;