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Overall H: 8.5 cm, Diam: 8.4 cm
On Display
1225-1085 BC
1225-1085 BCE
Primary Description: 
Translucent amethyst glass, bubbly some white stone in foot, surface dull with thin irregular film of silvery iridescence; core-formed. Heavy rim, rounded by reheating, constricts before forming short wide cylindrical neck; wall bends out to form shoulder before tapering in to inverted and truncated conical body with slightly convex wall; pad base tooled and flattened with kick in center.
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Source
Exhibition of Glass from Private American Collections and the Smithsonian Institution
Smithsonian Institution 1962 through 1962
Glass from the Ancient World
Corning Museum of Glass 1957-06-04 through 1957-09-15
Verres Antiques de la Collection R.W. Smith
Musee de Mariemont 1954 through 1954
The glass of wine : the science, technology, and art of glassware for transporting and enjoying wine (2018) illustrated, p. 30, fig. 3.2, 2nd from left;
Ejiputo no kodai garasu (1985) illustrated, p. 111 (XXIII-9) b/w; BIB# 86735
Pre-Roman and Early Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1979) illustrated, p. 62, #30, pl. 37; BIB# 29547
Glass from the Ancient World: The Ray Winfield Smith Collection (1957) illustrated, p. 27, #14; BIB# 27315