Palm Cup

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Object Name: 
Palm Cup
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
59.1.288
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 3.2 cm; Rim Diam: 8.4 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 400-599
Primary Description: 
Transparent greenish very bubbly glass; surface covered with slight peacock iridescence and some pitting; free blown with trail decoration; cup with sides spreading upwards to flare slightly below the rim at which point the walls curve upwards, rim thickened on inside, slightly concave base with a rough pontil mark; on the pattern of drafted swirls in white opaque glass, starting at the base in four groups in festoon-like arrangement.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Baron Liebig Collection, Former Collection
Smith, Ray Winfield, Source
1959-07-27
Category: 
Color: 
Technique: 
Material: 
Treasures from The Corning Museum of Glass
Venue(s)
Yokohama Museum of Art 1992-10-12 through 1992-12-13
Glass from the Ancient World
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1957-06-04 through 1957-09-15
 
Antikes Glas aus der Sammlung Ray Winfield Smith
Venue(s)
Museum Dahlem 1951-09 through 1951-11