Palm Cup

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Object Name: 
Palm Cup
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 4.8 cm, Rim Diam: 12 cm
Not on Display
Primary Description: 
Pale yellowish green transparent glass, with opaque white trails; blown, applied. Rim outsplayed, with collar-like rim made by folding out and down; wall has S-shaped profile; base plain, slightly concave at center; pontil mark circular (D. 1.1 cm) with additional scar at one side. Decorated with narrow trail wound spirally seven times around top of wall and either marvered or fire polished, and with narrow, unmarvered trail wound spirally six times around bottom of wall.
Baar, Armand, Former Collection
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Source
Corning Museum of Glass
Changing Exhibitions Gallery
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
Antikes Glas aus der Sammlung Ray Winfield Smith: Kurpfalzischen Museum Heidelberg
Kurpfalzischen Museum 1952-11 through 1953
Medieval Glass for Popes, Princes, and Peasants (2010) illustrated, p. 104, #7; BIB# 115588
Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass, Volume Two (2001) illustrated, pp. 142-143, pl. 652; BIB# 58895