Beaker

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Object Name: 
Beaker
Accession Number: 
59.1.146
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 11.9 cm, Diam 11 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
probably 175-299
Primary Description: 
Almost colorless, with yellowish green tint; blown, applied. Beaker. Rim outsplayed, with rounded lip; wall tapers and curves in at bottom; foot conical and hollow; pontil mark consists of faint irregular scar. Applied decoration at bottom of rim and on wall: at bottom of rim, continuous horizontal trail; on wall, continuous band of eight oval to diamond-shaped motifs which are either contiguous or joined by short curving trail; projecting from top and bottom of each oval, short, vertical strip made by pinching and prolonging sides of oval, which terminates in circular loop; loops in upper row are relatively large and are flattened at outer edges, those in lower row are smaller and project from wall.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Smith, Ray Winfield, Source
1959-07-27
Category: 
East Side Winter Antiques Show
Venue(s)
Park Avenue Armory
Glass from the Ancient World
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1957-06-04 through 1957-09-15
 
Verres Antiques de la Collection R.W. Smith
Venue(s)
Musee de Mariemont 1954 through 1954
Antikes Glas aus der Sammlung Ray Winfield Smith: Kurpfalzischen Museum Heidelberg
Venue(s)
Kurpfalzischen Museum 1952-11 through 1953
 
Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass, Volume Two (2001) illustrated, pp. 143-144, pl. 654; BIB# 58895
Catalogue des Verres Antiques de la Collection Ray Winfield Smith (1954) illustrated, p. 28, #130, pl. XVI; BIB# 28196