Cup with Two Handles

Object Name: 
Cup with Two Handles

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Object Name: 
Cup with Two Handles
Accession Number: 
59.1.71
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 7 cm, W: 12.9; Rim Diam: 8.6 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
50-100
Primary Description: 
Transparent light blue, with few bubbles; blown; rim finished at glory hole; handles and foot ring applied. Rim thickened on outside, with rounded lip; wall straight, splaying slightly and bulging before curving in sharply at bottom; base flat, with applied foot ring, apparently fire-polished; no pontil mark. Handles dropped on to outside of rim, drawn horizontally outward, folded downward and inward, and pinched to make flat thumb-rest; then drawn downward and inward, and pinched to make flat thumb-rest; then drawn downward, first away from wall, then toward it, and finally away again before being folded inward and upward and attached to wall; excess glass drawn upward over outer surface; folded glass then pinched to make flat finger-rest.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Smith, Ray Winfield, Source
1959-07-27
Smith, Ray Winfield, Source
1959-07-27
Category: 
Glass from the Ancient World
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1957-06-04 through 1957-09-15
Verres Antiques de la Collection R.W. Smith
Venue(s)
Musee de Mariemont 1954 through 1954
 
Glass from the Ancient World
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1957-06-04 through 1957-09-15
Verres Antiques de la Collection R.W. Smith
Venue(s)
Musee de Mariemont 1954 through 1954
 
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Extending Exhibits in the Museum Store (2003) illustrated, p. 36-37;
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Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass, Volume One (1997) pp. 91-92, #132; p. 336, #132; BIB# 58895
Seasons Greetings from Sherry-Lehmann (1990/11) illustrated, p. 44; BIB# 90994
A Short History of Glass (1990 edition) (1990) illustrated, p. 24, #10; p. 23; BIB# 33211
Stained Glass: Jewels of Light (1988) illustrated, p. 22; BIB# 59584
A Short History of Glass (1980 edition) (1980) illustrated, p. 20, #10; BIB# 21161
Glass from the Ancient World: The Ray Winfield Smith Collection (1957) illustrated, pp. 96-97, #165c; BIB# 27315
Glass from the Ancient World: The Ray Winfield Smith Collection (1957) illustrated, pp. 96-97, #165c; BIB# 27315
Catalogue des Verres Antiques de la Collection Ray Winfield Smith (1954) illustrated, p. 40, #225; BIB# 28196
Catalogue des Verres Antiques de la Collection Ray Winfield Smith (1954) illustrated, p. 40, #225; BIB# 28196