Stemmed Cup

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Object Name: 
Stemmed Cup
Accession Number: 
79.1.105
Dimensions: 
Overall W (across handles): 12.2 cm; Rim H: 11 cm, Diam: 9.5 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
200-399
Credit Line: 
Gift of The Ruth Bryan Strauss Memorial Foundation
Primary Description: 
Transparent very pale yellowish-green glass; blown and tooled; applied handles. Stemmed cup with two handles; curving outsplayed rim with rounded lip; folded tubular flange with corresponding ridge on inside at junction with body; wall descends almost vertically then curves inward at bottom; two small opposed handles, each applied to upper part of body with small pinched finger-rest, then drawn outward, upward and inward, attached to rim, with additional glass pulled up and pinched to form semi-circular thumb-rest; vertical solid cylindrical stem; low conical foot, hollow, with signs of tooling and rounded edge; no pontil mark.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Strauss Memorial Foundation, Ruth Bryan, Source
1979-03-25
Edwards, Former Collection
Category: 
VENINI - Glass and Design in a World Perspective
Venue(s)
Mingei International Museum 2001-07-05 through 2002-01-31
Glass Drinking Vessels from the Strauss Collection
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1955-06-13 through 1955-10-23