Palm Cup

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Object Name: 
Palm Cup
Accession Number: 
56.1.113
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 6.5 cm; Diam (rim): 7.6 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
500-699
Primary Description: 
Yellowish green, transparent; mold-blown (lower body blown in dip mold). Rim everted, with thickened, rounded lip; wall descends vertically, then curves in at bottom; no pontil mark. Wall decorated with 12 vertical ribs, which extend from above mid-point to edge of base and are joined at bottom by 12 loops; underside of base decorated with raised equal-arm cross, which has drop-shaped projection at ends of arms and a center, making five diminutive feet. Glass contains bubbles and few black inclusions.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Eigel, Cologne, Former Collection
Kunsthaus Lempertz, Cologne, Source
1956
Inscription: 
E. 163
inscription
painted base white ink
Medieval Art in Upstate New York
Venue(s)
Everson Museum of Art 1974-04-11 through 1974-05-13
Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass, Volume Three (2003) illustrated, p. 165-166, 233, #1181; BIB# 58895