Beaker

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Object Name: 
Beaker
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
88.3.47
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 9.5 cm; Rim Diam: 7.5 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1200-1325
Primary Description: 
Almost colorless glass, with greenish yellow tint, translucent blue trail on rim; mold-blown, with applied trails on rim and base. Short, outsplayed rim with narrow blue trail on lip; straight side with twelve vertical ribs, thicker at top than bottom, extending from immediately below rim to bottom of wall and extending under base; colorless trail applied to edge of base and tooled, making a series of nicks, one between each pair of ribs; base has conical kick; pontil mark.
Provenance: 
Blok, W. Bastiaan, Source
1988-09-14
Category: 
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass
Changing Exhibitions Gallery
Medieval Glass for Popes, Princes, and Peasants (2010) illustrated, p. 142, #39; BIB# 115588
Recent Important Acquisitions, 31 (1989) illustrated, p. 103, #8; BIB# AI23357