Diaphragm

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Object Name: 
Diaphragm
Accession Number: 
59.1.284
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 1.2 cm, Diam: 4.9 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
perhaps 700-1099
Primary Description: 
Diaphragm. Almost colorless, with yellowish tinge; transparent deep blue. Blown; applied; grozed. Diaphragm between bottom of neck and top of wall. Neck apparently tapers, and top of wall expands; diaphragm, made by folding, is tubular and has internal diameter of 2.6 cm. Three intersecting blue trails extend across top of opening between inner edges of diaphragm. Almost all of lower neck and upper wall removed by careful grozing, thereby creating disk with central perforation and trailed ornament.
Department: 
Provenance: 
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
 
Antikes Glas aus der Sammlung Ray Winfield Smith: Kurpfalzischen Museum Heidelberg
Venue(s)
Kurpfalzischen Museum 1952-11 through 1953