Cone Beaker with Snake-Thread Decoration

Cone Beaker with Snake-Thread Decoration

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Object Name: 
Cone Beaker with Snake-Thread Decoration
Accession Number: 
Overall H (restored): 6.5 cm, Diam: 5.6 cm
Not on Display
Primary Description: 
Almost colorless glass, with faint green tint, white opaque and pale yellow opaque; blown, trailed. Goblet with conical bowl. Rim outsplayed, with rounded lip; wall tapers and curves in at bottom. Wall has applied decoration: at top, one continuous horizontal trail; below this, snakethread decoration consisting of two white trails, alternating with two yellow trails. All trails are similar: on left they descend from upper wall to bottom in sinuous curve shaped like question mark (?) and on right they ascend in shorter sinuous curve somewhat like reversed question mark; all are lightly notched, although notches on yellow trails are very faint.
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Source
Verres Antiques de la Collection R.W. Smith
Musee de Mariemont 1954 through 1954
Antikes Glas aus der Sammlung Ray Winfield Smith: Kurpfalzischen Museum Heidelberg
Kurpfalzischen Museum 1952-11 through 1953