Composite Beaker

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Object Name: 
Composite Beaker
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
75.1.1
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 11.6 cm; Rim Diam: 5.5 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
100-399
Credit Line: 
Gift of Faradj Anavian
Primary Description: 
Light yellowish green glass body, bubbly with iridescent film flaking off, greenish aqua base, bubbly with applied iridescence, light green handle, bubbly with stone, thin iridescent film; blown with trailed handle. Flared rim beaker, composed of a large bottle neck, rim rounded by reheating, applied ring handle possibly from an ungentarium or a cup; base kicked with pontil, base of neck chipped away to secure fit of two pieces.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Anavian, Faradj, Source
1975
Forgeries and Reproductions of Ancient Glass in Corning (1977) illustrated, pp. 51-52, figs. 24-25; BIB# AI90923