Beaker

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Object Name: 
Beaker
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
56.1.111
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 10.4 cm; Rim Diam: 5.4 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1000-1199
Primary Description: 
Transparent yellowish brown glass with many bubbles and small stones, opaque white glass; blown, applied. Beaker: conical. Rim plain, with rounded lip; wall straight and tapering, with tubular horizontal rib 3.5 cm below lip; foot is shallow cone made by folding, with rounded edge and center pushed in to fill narrow aperture at bottom of wall; pontil mark circular (D. 0.8 cm) with scale at center. Applied decoration on upper and lower wall: (1) narrow white trail wound nearly seven times around top of wall, between lip and 1 cm below it; (2) yellowish brown trail wound once around lower wall, 2.7 cm above edge of foot.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Klejman, J. J., Source
1955-11-30
Durighello, Joseph-Ange, Former Collection
von Gans, Friedrich Ludwig, Former Collection
Category: 
Wine: Celebration and Ceremony
Venue(s)
Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum, Smithsonian Institution 1985-06-04 through 1985-10-13
A Cup of Kindness
Venue(s)
General Foods Collection Gallery 1984-02-01 through 1984-05-01