Cup

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Object Name: 
Cup
Accession Number: 
61.1.7
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 11 cm; Across Handles W: 11.8 cm; Rim Diam: 9.5 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
200-399
Primary Description: 
Transparent yellowish-green glass with many small bubbles; blown and tooled; handles applied. Stemmed cup with two handles; curving outsplayed rim with rounded lip and folded tubular flange at junction with body; wall descends almost vertically, then curves inward at bottom; two small opposed handles, each applied to upper part of wall with pinched finger-rest, drawn outward, upward and inward, attached to rim, with additional glass pulled up and pinched to form semi-circular thumb-rest; short solid cylindrical stem; low conical foot, hollow, with signs of tooling and rounded edge; no pontil mark.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Smith, Ray Winfield, Source
1961-04-12
Bachellieri, Henri, Former Collection
Category: 
Glass from the Ancient World
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1957-06-04 through 1957-09-15
An Exhibition of Augustan Art
Venue(s)
Metropolitan Museum of Art 1939
 
Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass, Volume One (1997) p. 107, #161; p. 338, #161; BIB# 58895
Glass from the Ancient World: The Ray Winfield Smith Collection (1957) illustrated, pp. 122-123, #218; BIB# 27315
Augustan Art (1938) 15 p.; BIB# 24294