Beaker

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Object Name: 
Beaker
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
61.1.13
Dimensions: 
H: 6.7 cm, D(rim): 5.2 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
400-599
Primary Description: 
Light green, transparent, opaque white glass; blown, trailed, marvered, and inflated to full size. Conical beaker. Rim outsplayed, with thickened, rounded lip; wall tapers, then curves in at bottom; base narrow; trace of pontil mark (Diam: about 1.1 cm). Decorated with four swirling festoons, which extend from rim to bottom of wall. Green glass is bubbly.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Source
1961-04-12
Treasures from The Corning Museum of Glass
Venue(s)
Yokohama Museum of Art 1992-10-12 through 1992-12-13
Glass from the Ancient World
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1957-06-04 through 1957-09-15
 
Treasures from The Corning Museum of Glass (1992) illustrated, p. 36, #25; BIB# 35679
Glass from the Ancient World: The Ray Winfield Smith Collection (1957) illustrated, pp. 216-217, #434; BIB# 27315