Beaker

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Object Name: 
Beaker
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
79.1.41
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 10.3 cm; Rim Diam: 5.8
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1100-1299
Credit Line: 
Gift of The Ruth Bryan Strauss Memorial Foundation
Primary Description: 
Colorless or almost colorless, perhaps with greenish tinge, and many bubbles; translucent deep blue. Blown; applied. Beaker: cylindrical. Rim plain, with rounded lip covered with blue wrap; wall tapers at top, with slightly convex profile, then descends vertically; base plain, with blue wrap around edge and conical kick; pontil mark apparently small and circular (D. about 0.7 cm). Applied decoration on wall, in blue and almost colorless glass: (1) five equidistant blue trails, applied 1.5–2 cm below lip, bent toward viewer’s left at top, then drawn vertically down to base; (2) between each pair of blue trails, almost colorless trail of same size and shape; (3) at top of vertical part of wall, usually on top of each almost colorless trail, one small blue vertical loop supporting unattached blue ring (D. about 1.4 cm).
Department: 
Provenance: 
Eumorfopoulous, George, Former Collection
Strauss Memorial Foundation, Ruth Bryan, Source
1979-03-25
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