Beaker (Sturzbecher)

Object Name: 
Beaker (Sturzbecher)

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Object Name: 
Beaker (Sturzbecher)
Accession Number: 
79.1.167
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 7.9 cm, Diam (max): 7.9 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
400-525
500-599
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Jerome Strauss
Primary Description: 
Bell Beaker (Sturzbecher). Transparent light bluish-green glass with opaque white trail; blown; applied. Plain rounded rim; wall curves inward then splays to pronounced carnation before curving in to small knob at center of base, thin opaque white trail wound four times round wall immediately below rim, and terminating in irregular "tail" which slants downward toward narrower part.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Strauss, Jerome (1893-1978), Source
1979
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass
Changing Exhibitions Gallery
Medieval Glass for Popes, Princes, and Peasants (2010) illustrated, p. 112, #13; BIB# 115588
Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass, Volume Two (2001) illustrated, p. 154, pl. 671; BIB# 58895