Beaker

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Object Name: 
Beaker
Accession Number: 
79.1.260
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 14.2 cm; Rim Diam: 6.7 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
300-1899
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Jerome Strauss
Primary Description: 
Transparent very pale bluish-green glass; blown, tooled, rim finished at glory hole. Beaker: indented with foot. Rim thickened and rounded; wall tapers and then bulges very slightly as it descends before curving inward at bottom; short hollow stem; hollow conical base with tubular rim made by folding and domed kick pushed up through stem; faint circular pontil mark. Body has four vertical indentations extending from immediately below tapered section to bottom.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Strauss, Jerome, Source
1979
Category: 
Drinking Glasses Through the Ages
Venue(s)
Place des Antiquaries 1987-11-18 through 1988-01-31
A Cup of Kindness
Venue(s)
General Foods Collection Gallery 1984-02-01 through 1984-05-01
 
Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass, Volume Three (2003) illustrated, pp. 112-113, #1074; BIB# 58895
The Cup of Kindness: an Exhibition of Beverage Vessesl from The Corning Museum of Glass (1984) illustrated, inside cover, p. 2 center bottom; BIB# 36320