Cup

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Object Name: 
Cup
Accession Number: 
59.1.78
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 7 cm, Diam: 8.9 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1-99
Primary Description: 
Cup. Transparent pale green glass, with stone and small bubbles; mold-blown, three-part mold. Hemispherical body; plain, slightly flared rim, ground flat; short cylindrical neck, splaying to merge with shoulder; body curves inward towards bottom; narrow base, with kick at center. Mold-blown decoration on body: at greatest diameter, inscription "EYΦPAINOY EΦωПAPEI" (Be glad that you are here), bounded by horizontal ribs, three above, two beneath; below, reaching to bottom, zone of vertical gadroons.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Smith, Ray Winfield, Source
1959-07-27
Technique: 
Inscription: 
EYΦPAINOY EΦωПAPEI
inscription
greatest diameter Greek
Glass from the Ancient World
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1957-06-04 through 1957-09-15
Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass, Volume Two (2001) illustrated, pp. 23-24, pl. 487; BIB# 58895
Recent Finds from Greece of First-Century A. D. Mold-Blown Glass (1983) illustrated, pp. 71-78;
Glass from the Ancient World: The Ray Winfield Smith Collection (1957) illustrated, pp. 60-61, #74; BIB# 27315