Beaker

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Object Name: 
Beaker
Accession Number: 
52.1.70
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 7.8 cm, Diam (max): 7.1 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1-199
Primary Description: 
Beaker. Transparent green, with small bubbles; blown; rim cracked off; decoration wheel-cut. Flaring rim, with uneven, cracked-off edge, smoothed by grinding; wall splays outward to greatest diameter, 4.5 cm below rim, and then tapers; flat disk base with prominent bulb on inside; no pontil mark. Wheel-cut decoration: at bottom of rim, one very light horizontal line, ends of which overlap; on upper part of wall, unpolished groove, 0.3 cm wide, above faint band of horizontal lines; on lower part of wall, faint horizontal line.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Sobernheim, Former Collection
Stack's Galleries, Source
1952-04-29
Category: 
Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass, Volume One (1997) pp. 227-228, #386; p. 365, #386; BIB# 58895