Cup with Two Handles

Object Name: 
Cup with Two Handles

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Object Name: 
Cup with Two Handles
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
79.1.97
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 10.8 cm, W (across handles): 13.58; Rim Diam: 8.4 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
probably 1-99
Credit Line: 
Gift of The Ruth Bryan Strauss Memorial Foundation
Primary Description: 
Transparent pale green glass with small bubbles; blown, applied. Conical shape body; rim folded inward and downward, with constriction on outside at bottom; wall descends inward with slightly convex profile to narrow bottom; two opposed handles, each consisting of trail applied to top of wall just below rim; pulled up, over and down, twisted spirally, and attached to lower part of body; hollow conical foot formed from separate gather, with edge cracked off and ground; no pontil mark.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Strauss, Jerome, Source
1979
Eumorfopoulous, George, Former Collection
Category: 
Glass Drinking Vessels from the Strauss Collection
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1955-06-13 through 1955-10-23
Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass, Volume One (1997) p. 91, #131; p. 336, #131; BIB# 58895
Glassmaking History in Drinking Vessels (1941-08) p. 81 ill.;