Cup

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Object Name: 
Cup
Accession Number: 
62.1.5
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 11.8 cm; Rim Diam: 13.2
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
200-399
Primary Description: 
Transparent light green glass with small bubbles; blown and tooled. Stemmed cup with foot, somewhat lopsided; straight outsplayed rim with lip rounded by fire-polishing; overhanging tubular flange made by folding at junction of rim and wall; wall tapers, then curves sharply inward at bottom; solid tapering stem; hollow splayed foot with marks of tooling on upper and lower surfaces; prominent pontil mark with remains of pontil wad.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Safani, Esteban, Source
1961-11-16
Category: 
Roman Glass from The Corning Museum of Glass
Venue(s)
Arthur A. Houghton Jr. Library 1996-08-19 through 1997-01-10
Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass, Volume One (1997) p. 83, #112; p. 334, #112; BIB# 58895