Beaker

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Object Name: 
Beaker
Accession Number: 
65.1.36
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 10.8 cm, Diam: 8.6 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1-199
Primary Description: 
Beaker. Colorless with greenish tint; blown; ribs applied to parison, inflated further and twirled, tooled, trail applied below rim, rim finished at furnace. Beaker. Rim everted, with plain, rounded lip; wall tapers and curves in at bottom; aperture in floor; low, conical base, pushed in at center so that kick fills aperture in floor; circular pontil scar, 2.3 cm across. Decoration applied: on wall, fifteen ribs which swirl upward in counter-clockwise direction and are fairly prominent at bottom of wall but imperceptible at top of it; single horizontal trail wound once around top of wall.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Hotchkiss, John F., Source
Category: 
VENINI - Glass and Design in a World Perspective
Venue(s)
Mingei International Museum 2001-07-05 through 2002-01-31
Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass, Volume Two (2001) illustrated, p. 145, pl. 657; BIB# 58895