Fragment of Cup

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Object Name: 
Fragment of Cup
Accession Number: 
74.1.72 B
Overall H: 1.8 cm, W: 3.8 cm
Not on Display
25 BCE-99 CE
Primary Description: 
Translucent blue, opaque white glasses; cast or blown, handle cut on wheel, body cased and carved (cameo technique). Rim, with handle attachment and part of wall; flat rim, wall curves inward as upper part of semi-ovoid body; part of right side of handle attachment extends along rim with semicircular projection near handle and narrow scrolling flange beyond it; one lathe-cut groove on top of rim and one immediately below it on inner side. Opaque white glass mostly removed from outside of wall, leaving decoration in relief: part of vine leaf with veins indicated by shallow incisions.
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Source
Glass from the Ancient World
Corning Museum of Glass 1957-06-04 through 1957-09-15
Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass, Volume One (1997) p. 55, #54; p. 329, #54; BIB# 58895