Cone Beaker with Snake-Thread Decoration

Title: 
Cone Beaker with Snake-Thread Decoration

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Object Name: 
Goblet
Title: 
Cone Beaker with Snake-Thread Decoration
Accession Number: 
54.1.89
Dimensions: 
Overall H (restored): 6.5 cm, Diam: 5.6 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
200-299
Primary Description: 
Almost colorless glass, with faint green tint, white opaque and pale yellow opaque; blown, trailed. Goblet with conical bowl. Rim outsplayed, with rounded lip; wall tapers and curves in at bottom. Wall has applied decoration: at top, one continuous horizontal trail; below this, snakethread decoration consisting of two white trails, alternating with two yellow trails. All trails are similar: on left they descend from upper wall to bottom in sinuous curve shaped like question mark (?) and on right they ascend in shorter sinuous curve somewhat like reversed question mark; all are lightly notched, although notches on yellow trails are very faint.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Smith, Ray Winfield, Source
1954-10-11
Category: 
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