Cylindrical Tube

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Object Name: 
Cylindrical Tube
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
59.1.488
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 15.3 cm, W: 3.6 cm; Base Diam: 3.2 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 600-699
Primary Description: 
Transparent deep green. Blown, perhaps in mold, and cut. Tube: cylindrical. Wall descends vertically, then splays at bottom; base plain, with beveled edge. Wall is decorated with four horizontal rows of relief-cut facets arranged in quincunx; each row contains three facets and each facet is oval, being slightly taller than it is wide, about 0.35 cm deep, and with convex upper surface. Underside of base is ground and polished.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Source
1959-07-27
Technique: 
Inscription: 
Paris 1961 [printed in black ink] / Com. 8 / C. 887 [hand-written in black ink].
label
on underside of base white paper label (1.5 cm square) with serrated edges and printed and hand-written inscriptions
Glass from the Ancient World
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1957-06-04 through 1957-09-15