Beaker

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Object Name: 
Beaker
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
79.1.179
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 10.6 cm; Rim Diam: 5.6 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
300-499
Credit Line: 
Gift of The Ruth Bryan Strauss Memorial Foundation
Primary Description: 
Beaker. Transparent very pale green; translucent blue. Mold-blown (parison inflated in dip mold); applied. Beaker with disk-shaped foot. Rim plain, with rounded lip; wall tapers slightly, with concave profile, then straightens near bottom and curves in to narrow constriction at junction with foot; foot folded to form disk with tubular edge and pushed in at center, making small dome on interior; pontil mark. Wall is covered, from top to near bottom, with shallow ribs, which spiral down from left to right. Single trail dropped onto rim and wound 9 1/2 times around top 2.2 cm of wall.