Drinking Horn

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Object Name: 
Drinking Horn
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
59.1.142
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 16.9 cm; Rim Diam: 9 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1-99
Primary Description: 
Transparent deep blue very bubbly glass; surface slightly "frosted" (brownish decomposition flaked off) at exterior along the rim and at sections of interior heavy layer of iridescence and brownish decomposition; free blown and tooled; vessel in the form of a rhyton curving downwards to a point and increasing slightly in diameter towards the rim, tooled bulging collar below rim applied spreading foot at lower portion of object, having "sprung" edge.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Smith, Ray Winfield, Source
1959-07-27
Category: 
Material: 
Glass from the Ancient World
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1957-06-04 through 1957-09-15
Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass, Volume One (1997) pp. 119-120, #185; p. 341, #185; BIB# 58895
Glass from the Ancient World: The Ray Winfield Smith Collection (1957) illustrated, pp. 118-119, #200; BIB# 27315