Beaker

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Object Name: 
Beaker
Accession Number: 
79.1.111
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 5.8 cm, Diam (max): 8.6 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
200-399
Credit Line: 
Gift of The Ruth Bryan Strauss Memorial Foundation
Primary Description: 
Transparent very pale green glass; blown, with wheel-cut decoration. Variant of splay-sided beaker; rim outsplayed, cracked off and roughly ground; side vertical above carnation, below which it curves sharply inward; narrow base with slight concavity; no pontil mark. Decorated between rim and carnation with wheel-cut horizontal grooves: two narrow, four broad, two narrow.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Strauss Memorial Foundation, Ruth Bryan, Source
1979-03-25
Category: 
Glass Drinking Vessels from the Strauss Collection
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1955-06-13 through 1955-10-23