Fragment of Cup

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Object Name: 
Fragment of Cup
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
59.1.111
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 4.1 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
25 BCE-99 CE
Primary Description: 
Translucent deep blue with many small bubbles, opaque white glasses; blown (?), cased, lathe-cut and carved (cameo technique). Fragment from rim of cup; everted rim with six lathe-cut grooves on interior; projection from lip appears to be side of handle attachment with lathe-cut groove at base. On outside, opaque white vine leaf and traces of stalks carved in high relief (0.3 cm) on plain blue background.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Source
1959-07-27
Category: 
Glass from the Ancient World
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1957-06-04 through 1957-09-15