Beaker

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Object Name: 
Beaker
Accession Number: 
70.1.9
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 9.6 cm; Diam (rim): 12.1 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
200-399
Primary Description: 
Greenish colorless glass with numerous bubbles; blown, wheel-cut. Bell-shape; rim flares slightly, with lip cracked off and ground; wall descends in smooth curve; plain narrow base; wheel-cut decoration: below rim, band of ten elongated horizontal oval depressions with wheel-cut line above and below; on wall, broad zone consisting of four rows of intersecting facets, rounded at top and bottom but otherwise hexagonal; shortly above base, band of twelve horizontal oval facets above wheel-cut line, below which is band of six large oval facets with smaller oval facets above and between them; at center of base, circular depression.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Motamed, Saeed, Source
1970
Category: 
Material: 
Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass, Volume One (1997) p. 259, #443; p. 374, #443; BIB# 58895
Recent Important Acquisitions, 13 (1971) illustrated, pp. 138-139, #23; BIB# AI93175