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Overall H: 10.2 cm, Diam (rim): 6.4 cm, (body max) 7.6 cm, (base) 3.5 cm
Not on Display
probably 1879-1899
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Transparent light purple glass; unidentified silver-colored metal. Glass inflated in metal beaker; rim of glass ground. Metal beaker: egg-shaped, with very short concave rim and base with hollow foot-ring. Rim has one row of 12 horizontal oval perforations; wall has seven rows of vertical oval perforations, each row having 12 ovals; at center of base, one circular perforation. Glass beaker bulges through perforations; rim ground flush with metal rim.
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Source
J. Paul Getty Museum 2007-10-18 through 2008-01-14
Corning Museum of Glass 2008-02-15 through 2008-05-27
Infinite Obsessions (2011) illustrated, p. 103; BIB# 123028
Modern Glass Inspired By Ancient Rome (2008-02-22) illustrated, p. 2;
Ecouri ale Romei antice in sticlaria moderna (2008) illustrated, p. 86, top right; BIB# AI97179
Today's Glassmakers Influenced by Ancient Techniques (2007-11-10) illustrated
Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass, Volume Three (2003) illustrated, pp. 92-93, #1040; BIB# 58895
Suggestioni, colori e fantasie (2002) illustrated, pp. 62-63; BIB# 74261