Beaker

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Object Name: 
Beaker
Accession Number: 
50.1.31
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 7.2 cm, Diam: 9.5 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
300-399
Primary Description: 
Colorless or almost colorless, with deep blue blobs; blown, blobbed and marvered; rim cracked off and ground; wheel-cut but not polished. Bowl: deep. Rim very slightly outsplayed, plain, with flat top; wall curves downward and inward; base flat and very narrow; no pontil mark. Decoration applied and wheel-cut: at mid-point of wall, continuous horizontal row of 18 circular to oval deep blue blobs, up to 1.2 cm across, marvered unusually flat; three shallow, continuous, horizontal wheel-cut bands shortly below rim (W. 0.4 cm), just above blobs (W. 0.4 cm) and just below blobs (W. 0.1 cm).
A Remarkable Iridescent Goblet with a Double-Walled, Silvered Bowl: 17th- or 19th-Century? (2017) illustrated, p. 294; BIB# AI104494
Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass, Volume One (1997) pp. 217-218, #375; p. 365, #375; BIB# 58895