Beaker or Lamp

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Object Name: 
Beaker or Lamp
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
68.1.65
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 7.4 cm; Rim Diam (max): 8.5 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
300-499
Credit Line: 
Gift of Jerome Strauss
Primary Description: 
Transparent yellowish-green glass; blown, wheel-cut. Slender conical body; bulging rim, cracked off; straight side tapering to narrow bottom; bottom has been twisted around several times, then pressed flat, producing a truncated conical knop. Below rim, narrow wheel-cut band; two other bands, close together, farther down.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Strauss, Jerome, Source
1968
Category: 
Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass, Volume One (1997) p. 250, #428; p. 372, #428; BIB# 58895