Beaker

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Object Name: 
Beaker
Accession Number: 
53.1.34
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 9.8 cm, Diam: 6 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
200-399
Primary Description: 
Beaker. Transparent yellowish olive green; blown, tooled; cracked off; wheel-engraved. Rim turned outward and upward, and cracked off; wall descends almost vertically but with slightly convex profile and curves in sharply at bottom, leaving aperture in floor; hollow conical foot with tubular edge made by pushing end of parison into opening in floor. No pontil mark. At mid-point of wall, group of three lightly engraved continuous horizontal lines. Glass contains small inclusions.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Nahman, Maurice ((b. 1868-1946)), Former Collection
Montbault, Mrs. C. de la Haye, Source
1953-08-01
Category: 
Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass, Volume One (1997) p. 248, #423; p. 371, #423; BIB# 58895