Beaker

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Object Name: 
Beaker
Accession Number: 
55.1.28
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 13.5 cm, Diam: 7.8 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
300-399
Primary Description: 
Almost colorless with greenish tint, numerous tiny bubbles; blown, probably from two gathers; rim finished at furnace; applied. Rim everted, with plain rounded lip; wall descends vertically for two-thirds of its height and then tapers to bottom; hollow conical foot with slightly domed profile and rounded edge; pontil mark. Trailed decoration: single horizontal trail wound in one and one-half times around top of wall and single horizontal trail wound once around wall just above bottom. Body attached to foot off-center.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Alouf, Fouad, Source
1955-05-05
Dahdad, Mr. A., Former Collection
1955
Category: 
Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass, Volume Two (2001) illustrated, pp. 146-147, pl. 660; BIB# 58895