Beaker

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Object Name: 
Beaker
Accession Number: 
79.1.182
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 8.6 cm; Rim Diam: 9.1 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
300-399
Credit Line: 
Gift of The Ruth Bryan Strauss Memorial Foundation
Primary Description: 
Transparent yellowish-green glass with bubbles; pattern-molded. Curving side and narrow base; rim splays outward and upward, cracked off; side tapers gently, then curves inward at bottom; base narrow, slightly concave. Molded ornament in low relief: band of fluting; below this, extending to base, four intersecting pendant arcs, each containing two concentric arcs with boss inside smaller arc and two bosses outside larger arc; where arcs intersect, up to two concentric arcs with boss below; on base, but off-center, boss surrounded by two concentric circles with four dots outside, one between bottoms of each pair of arcs.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Strauss Memorial Foundation, Ruth Bryan, Source
1979-03-25
Glass Drinking Vessels from the Strauss Collection
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1955-06-13 through 1955-10-23