Beaker

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Object Name: 
Beaker
Accession Number: 
79.1.156
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 13.5 cm; Rim Diam: 9.6 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
probably 1600-1699
Credit Line: 
Gift of The Ruth Bryan Strauss Memorial Foundation
Primary Description: 
Colorless or almost colorless glass, but with faint green tinge; blown in dip mold, applied. Beaker: cylindrical. Rim plain, with rounded lip; wall tapers at top before descending almost vertically and curving in at bottom; base has foot ring made by wrapping trail one and one-third times around edge, and concave underside; pontil mark circular (D. about 1.7 cm). Wall is decorated with mold-blown ribs, which swirl downward in counter-clockwise direction.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Strauss Memorial Foundation, Ruth Bryan, Source
1979-03-25
Color: