Cup with Greek Inscription

Object Name: 
Cup with Greek Inscription

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Object Name: 
Cup with Greek Inscription
Accession Number: 
72.1.3
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 7 cm, Diam (max): 8.8 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1-99
Primary Description: 
Transparent dark blue glass, small red inclusions, bubbles; blown in tripartite mold, rim ground. Hemispherical shape body; rim outsplayed, cracked off and ground; short cylindrical neck; sloping shoulder; elongated concave base; two: friezes of decoration: (a) blown in two parts of mold, inscription "Euphrainou epho- parei" ('Be glad that you have come'), in Greek, the second and third words written as one, with three cordons above and two below; (b) blown, with base, in third part of mold, vertical gadroons extending to bottom of side; under base, central boss with three concentric circles.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Symes, Robin, Source
1972-01
Category: 
Color: 
Material: 
Inscription: 
Euphrainou epho- parei
inscription
Greek
Liquid Refreshment: 2000 Years of Drinks and Drinking Glasses
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1993-04-24 through 1994-12-31
Glass from the Ancient World: So Diverse a Unity
Venue(s)
University of Michigan 1991-04-05 through 1991-05-05
 
Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass, Volume Two (2001) illustrated, pp. 24-25, pl. 488; BIB# 58895
Glass Capturing the Dance of Light (1993) illustrated, p. 62, bottom;
Glass from the Ancient World: So Diverse a Unity (1991) illustrated, p. 53, no.14; BIB# 34381
Recent Important Acquisitions, 15 (1973) illustrated, p. 187, #5; BIB# AI91004