Beaker

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Object Name: 
Beaker
Accession Number: 
79.1.170
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 19.9 cm, Diam (max): 9.6 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
300-499
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Jerome Strauss
Primary Description: 
Transparent yellowish-green glass with many bubbles; blown into mold with vertical ribs, retracted and twirled on blowpipe to give spiral-form pattern. Cone shape; rim folded inward and downward; straight tapering side; narrow rounded base, partly obliterated by large pontil mark.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Strauss, Jerome (1893-1978), Source
1979
Category: 
Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass, Volume Two (2001) illustrated, p. 115, pl. 612; BIB# 58895