Beaker

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Object Name: 
Beaker
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
79.1.47
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 11.9 cm; Rim Diam: 8.5 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1100-1199
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Jerome Strauss
Primary Description: 
Almost colorless glass but with greenish tinge yellowish green streamers, also small bubbles and some stones; blown, applied. Beaker shaped like truncated cone. Rim plain, with rounded lip; wall straight and tapering; foot consists of very shallow hollow cone, which projects beyond bottom of wall and has rounded edge; floor has corresponding dome; pontil mark annular (D. 1.6-1.7 cm). Decoration, on wall, consists of single register bordered at top and bottom by thin horizontal trails; trail at top is 4.3-4.5 cm below lip and was wound almost twice around circumference; trail at bottom is 3.2 cm above edge of foot and was wound once. Register contains three staggered horizontal rows of small, snail-like prunts; each row has 12 prunts.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Strauss, Jerome, Source
1979
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