Fragment of Cone Beaker or Lamp

Object Name: 
Fragment of Cone Beaker or Lamp

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Object Name: 
Fragment of Cone Beaker or Lamp
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
97.1.2
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 6.5 cm, W: 7.5 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
300-399
Credit Line: 
Gift of Carl Berkowitz and Derek Content
Primary Description: 
Yellowish green, transparent (wall), deep blue, transparent (blobs) glasses; blown, chips of glass picked up on parison, reheated, and further inflated in dip-mold, wheel-cut. Fragment of beaker or lamp: conical. Rim outsplayed, and cracked off and ground; wall straight, tapering. About 4.5 cm below base, top of horizontal band of applied blobs: on left, part of cluster containing row of at least three transverse small blobs above parallel row of at least two small blobs; to right of cluster, one large blob. Wall is also decorated with two lightly incised horizontal lines just below rim and, 2 cm below these, two abraded horizontal lines.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Smith, Ray Winfield, Former Collection
Berkowitz, Carl, Source
1976-01-01
Content, Derek, Source
1976-01-01
Category: 
Inscription: 
10-3
mark
on back edge faintly numbered in white
Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass, Volume One (1997) p. 216, #372; p. 364, #372; BIB# 58895