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Overall H: 11.4 cm; Rim Diam: 8.8 cm
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Gift of The Ruth Bryan Strauss Memorial Foundation
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Colorless and greenish blue glass; blown, applied. Beaker: roughly cylindrical. Rim plain, with rounded lip; wall tapers, with slightly concave profile, especially at top; base has colorless trail applied to edge and very slight kick at center; pontil mark large and irregular. Applied decoration on rim and wall. On rim: single blue lip wrap. On wall: narrow register bordered at top and bottom by spirally wound horizontal trails: at top, 3.2-3.8 cm below lip, colorless trail wound twice around circumference; at bottom, two spiral trails, (1) 6-6.6 cm below lip, colorless trail wound three times, and (2) 7.3-8.4 cm below lip, colorless trail wound three to four times around circumference. Register contains one horizontal row of six prunts: three colorless alternating with three blue.