Palm Cup

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Object Name: 
Palm Cup
Accession Number: 
54.1.94
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 6.6 cm, Diam (max): 11.2 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
600-699
Primary Description: 
Bluish green, transparent; blown, pinched. Rim outsplayed, with rounded lip and irregular “collar” made by folding out and down; wall has S-shaped profile and merges with rounded base: circular pontil mark (D. 1.2 cm). Parison was pinched in two places (2.6 cm apart) to form two horizontal holes (L. 0.5 cm and 0.8 cm) in thickness of upper wall on inside and corresponding protrusions on outside behind lower edge of collar. Glass is very bubbly indeed.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Smith, Ray Winfield, Source
1954-10-11
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
Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass, Volume Three (2003) illustrated, pp. 136-137, 224, #1120; BIB# 58895
Glass from the Ancient World: The Ray Winfield Smith Collection (1957) illustrated, pp. 216-217, #437; BIB# 27315