Cup with Christ Healing the Paralytic

Object Name: 
Cup with Christ Healing the Paralytic

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Object Name: 
Cup with Christ Healing the Paralytic
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
66.1.38
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 4.3 cm, Th: 2.5 cm; Rim Diam: 6.3 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
300-325
Primary Description: 
Transparent light green glass; blown, ground, wheel-cut; rim ground flat. Hemispherical body; three horizontal wheel-cut grooves below rim; rest of body occupied by wheel-cut scene of Christ healing paralytic; both figures stand on hillock defined by pebble-like oval motifs; on left, Christ, facing right, in tunic and pallium, raising hand to paralytic; on right, facing Christ but walking away to right, paralytic dressed in short tunic and puttees, carrying bed on shoulders; bed has four legs and upright headboard.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Sangiorgi, Giorgio, Former Collection
Sangiorgi, Sergio, Source
1966
Category: 
Color: 
Material: 
Ambrose and Agustine: The Origins of Europe
Venue(s)
Museo Diocesano 2003-11-01 through 2004-06-01
(exhibit title) Ambrogio e Agostino: Le sorgenti dell'Europe
Treasures from The Corning Museum of Glass
Venue(s)
Yokohama Museum of Art 1992-10-12 through 1992-12-13
 
Glass of the Caesars
Venue(s)
British Museum 1987-11-18 through 1988-03-06
Romisch-Germanisches Museum 1988-04-15 through 1988-10-18
Musei Capitolini 1988-11-03 through 1989-01-31
Corning Museum of Glass
Age of Spirituality
Venue(s)
Metropolitan Museum of Art 1977 through 1977
 
387 d.c./ambrogio e agostino/le sorgenti dell'europa (2003) illustrated, p. 295, no. 177; p.p. 393-394; BIB# 78110
Richards Complete Bible Dictionary (2002) illustrated, p. 146 (left); BIB# 73428
Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass, Volume One (1997) p. 272, #459A-B; p. 377, #459A-B; BIB# 58895
Treasures from The Corning Museum of Glass (1992) illustrated, p. 26, #17; p. 246; BIB# 35679
The Revell Bible dictionary (1990) illustrated, p. 146 (left); BIB# 65501
Masterpieces of Glass: A World History From The Corning Museum of Glass (1990) illustrated, pp. 52-53, pl. 18; BIB# 33819
Glass Of The Roman Empire (1988) illustrated, pp. 46-47, fig. 19; pp. 7, 9; BIB# 32608
Glass of the Caesars (1987) illustrated, p. 222, #123; BIB# 31831
Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (postcards) (1987) illustrated, #20; BIB# 34348
Age of Spirituality (1979) #401; BIB# 20807