Vertically-ribbed Cup

Object Name: 
Vertically-ribbed Cup

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Object Name: 
Vertically-ribbed Cup
Accession Number: 
79.1.272
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 7.4 cm, Diam (max): 8 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
300-699 or later
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Jerome Strauss
Primary Description: 
Cup. Transparent deep blue. Blown (parison inflated in dip mold). Rim very slightly everted with plain, rounded lip; wall descends vertically, bulges slightly, and curves in at bottom; base disklike, with 10 sides; pontil mark. Mold-blown decoration: on wall, 10 ribs extending from base to near rim; these are vertical at bottom but bent toward left at top; on underside of base, recessed circular panel containing ring of sixteen circular bosses between two concentric circles in relief.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Strauss, Jerome, Source
1979
Category: 
Color: 
Technique: 
Material: 
Sasanian and Post-Sasanian Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (2005) illustrated, p. 24, #9; BIB# 88262