Cup

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Object Name: 
Cup
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
79.1.90
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 8.3 cm, Diam: 9.2 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
800-999
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Jerome Strauss
Primary Description: 
Colorless; very small bubbles. Blown in dip mold; facet-cut. Cup: cylindrical. Rim plain, with flat top (probably finished by grinding) and bevel on inside; wall vertical; base plain; no pontil mark. Wall is decorated with broad band of hollow facets, beginning 1.8 cm below top and ending 0.7 cm above bottom; band contains 11 continuous horizontal rows of adjacent circular facets (D. 0.3–0.4 cm), with estimated 47 or 48 facets in each row. Underside of base is decorated with two incised concentric circles (D. 4.2 cm and 2.4 cm) separated by ring of 12 circular hollow facets.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Strauss, Jerome, Source
1979
Category: 
Color: 
Technique: 
Islamic Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass (2010) illustrated, p. 40, #47; BIB# 113723