Patella Cup

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Object Name: 
Patella Cup
Accession Number: 
58.1.36
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 3 cm, Diam: 7.2 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
25-99
Primary Description: 
Opaque white glass, dull surface, patches of brown iridescent weathering product; blown and tooled. Rim rounded by reheating, bends in and out into horizontal rib forming an irregular collar above a short almost straight sided tapering body; applied solid pad base, pontil mark.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Vollmoeller, Heidi, Source
1958-11-05
Category: 
Color: 
Technique: 
Glass Drinking Vessesl Through the Centuries
Venue(s)
Brooks Memorial Art Gallery 1963-03-20 through 1963-06-15
Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass, Volume One (1997) p. 86, #120; p. 335, #120; BIB# 58895