Lamp

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Object Name: 
Lamp
Accession Number: 
54.1.109
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 5.1 cm, Rim Diam: 10.5 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
possibly 300-499
possibly 700-799 or later
Primary Description: 
Light bluish green, transparent glass; blown, applied. Lamp (?): cylindrical. Rim plain, with rounded lip; wall almost vertical, but bulging slightly and curving in at bottom; base plain; small pontil mark (max. dim. 1 cm). Three equidistant small, vertical handles, each made by dropping blob of glass onto upper wall, pulling it down, then out, up, and in, and attaching it to top of blob. Glass contains small and very small bubbles.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Komor, Mathias, Source
1954-11-22
Category: 
Crusades Exhibition
Venue(s)
University Art Museum, Binghamton 1980-10 through 1980-11
Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass, Volume One (1997) p. 193, #338; p. 359, #338; BIB# 58895