Chalice

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Object Name: 
Chalice
Accession Number: 
70.1.2
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 16.9 cm; Diam (max): 12.8 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
500-699
Primary Description: 
Translucent deep reddish-purple glass; blown. Chalice with hollow foot; cup with plain rim and deep, almost hemispherical body; hollow stem and foot formed from separate gather consists of hemispherical bulb below cup, knop and splayed foot with shallow bell-shaped profile; foot rim cracked off and ground flat; thirteen short vertical ribs on upper part of foot.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Temple, R. C. C., Source
1970
Category: 
Wine and Spirit: Rituals, Remedies, and Revelry
Venue(s)
Mount Holyoke College Art Museum 2010-09-02 through 2010-12-12
Memorial Art Gallery of The University of Rochester 2011-01-30 through 2011-04-10
Byzanz - das Römerreich im Mittelalter = Byzantium - the Roman Empire in the middle ages = Byzance - l'Empire romain au moyen age (2011) illustrated, p. 392 (fig. 12);
Wine and Spirit: Rituals, Remedies, and Revelry (2010) p. 3;
Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass, Volume One (1997) p. 107, #160; p. 338, #160; BIB# 58895
Recent Important Acquisitions, 13 (1971) illustrated, p. 138, #21; BIB# AI93175