Beaker with Disc Base

Object Name: 
Beaker with Disc Base

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Object Name: 
Beaker with Disc Base
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Accession Number: 
Overall H: 10.6 cm; Rim Diam (max): 6.1 cm
On Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Jerome Strauss
Primary Description: 
Transparent blue glass; blown, ground, wheel-cut grooves. Tall slender body swelling gently from base; short slightly everted rim ground flat on top; disc base with thick solid knob on inside made by pressing flat a rather heavy gather of glass. Three horizontal grooves cut on body, central groove being 3 mm wide and upper and lower grooves being very narrow; underside of base ground flat.
Strauss, Jerome (1893-1978), Source
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Stained Glass: Jewels of Light (1988) illustrated, p. 22; BIB# 59584
A Short History of Glass (1980 edition) (1980) illustrated, p. 20, #10; BIB# 21161