Beaker

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Object Name: 
Beaker
Accession Number: 
54.1.81
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 9.7 cm, Diam: 12.3 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
275-375
Primary Description: 
Transparent very pale green glass with small bubbles; blown; wheel-cut. Bell-shape with rounded base; rim cracked off and ground; wall has slight constriction shortly below rim, then descends in smooth curve to merge with rounded base; wheel-cut decoration in two registers: upper, ten contiguous lozenges containing alternate cross-hatching and single oval depressions with height slightly greater than width; single oval depressions with width greater than height in triangular spaces above and below junctions of lozenges; lower, below two parallel bands, four contiguous pairs of leaf-like oval motifs containing alternate cross-hatching and oval depressions, with straight cuts and circular and oval depressions above and below; at center of base, circular depression surrounded by circle.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Source
1954-10-11
Category: 
Glass from the Ancient World
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1957-06-04 through 1957-09-15
Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass, Volume One (1997) p. 264, #451; p. 375, #451; BIB# 58895
Eine Gruppe Spatromischer Glasbecher aus Koln und ihr Fortwirken im fruhen Mittelalter (1966) illustrated, pp. 65-69, esp. pp. 66-67, fig. 4;
Glass from the Ancient World: The Ray Winfield Smith Collection (1957) illustrated, pp. 182-183, #372; BIB# 27315