Knobbed or Lotus-Bud Beaker

Object Name: 
Knobbed or Lotus-Bud Beaker

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Object Name: 
Knobbed or Lotus-Bud Beaker
Accession Number: 
64.1.10
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 20.2 cm, Diam (max): 8.7 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1-99
Primary Description: 
Light greenish glass; mold-blown in a four-part vertical section mold. Beaker is decorated with six horizontal rows of "lotus- buds", eight in each row, alternately staggered forming eight vertical rows of three in each row. The beaker has been cracked-off at the rim, which is rather sharp and irregular. The separate flat base is decorated with two raised rings in the center.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Smith, Ray Winfield, Source
1966-01-04
Category: 
Color: 
Technique: 
Material: 
East Side Winter Antiques Show
Venue(s)
Park Avenue Armory
Glass from the Ancient World
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1957-06-04 through 1957-09-15
 
Shades of Glass (2006) illustrated, Cover, row 2, 2nd from right; BIB# 100967
Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass, Volume Two (2001) illustrated, p. 27, pl. 492; BIB# 58895
Glass Capturing the Dance of Light (1993) illustrated, p. 62, bottom;
Glass from the Ancient World: The Ray Winfield Smith Collection (1957) illustrated, #71, pp. 58-59; BIB# 27315