Mug or Measure

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Object Name: 
Mug or Measure
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
71.1.25
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 13.8 cm; Rim Diam: 13.1 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1-199
Credit Line: 
Gift of Fred Rector
Primary Description: 
Transparent yellowish-green glass; blown, with applied handle and wheel-cut. Rim outsplayed, with rounded lip; body tapers, curving in at bottom; small handle attached to upper part of body, top end folded back to form "rat-tail"; single wheel-cut groove above and below handle; group of one broad and two narrow grooves halfway between handle and foot, low splayed foot folded, and flattened underneath.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Rector, Fred, Source
1971
Category: 
Color: 
Material: 
Ancient Roman Glass
Venue(s)
Schweinfurth Memorial Art Center 1982-08-01 through 1982-12-31
Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass, Volume One (1997) p. 230, #390; p. 366, #390; BIB# 58895