Beaker

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Object Name: 
Beaker
Accession Number: 
79.1.108
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 9.7 cm; Rim Diam: 5.8 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
probably 1200-1399
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Jerome Strauss
Primary Description: 
Transparent deep blue glass, with bubbles (up to 1cm long) and stones; blown, applied. Beaker: roughly cylindrical. Rim plain, with rounded lip; wall tapers slightly before descending vertically; base applied, it is concave on underside, with solid foot ring made by tooling, and interior has kick with narrow aperture at center; pontil mark annular (D. 1.1 cm).
Department: 
Provenance: 
Strauss, Jerome (1893-1978), Source
1979
Category: 
Islamic Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass Volume Two (2014) illustrated, p. 39, #648; BIB# 113723
Venice: Heir to the Glassmakers of Islam or Byzantium (1999) p. 97; p. 102, Fig. vii; BIB# 84056