Beaker

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Object Name: 
Beaker
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
77.1.2 D
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 8.5 cm, Diam (max): 7.1 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
50-99
Primary Description: 
Greenish- colorless glass, virtually without bubbles; blown, lathe-cut. Truncated conical beaker; plain rim, ground flat; straight, slightly tapering side, which curves in towards bottom, flat base with low kick; no pontil mark. Three zones of lathe-cut lines on wall; (1) single broad groove immediately below rim, (2) single broad groove with narrow line above and below, 3.3 cm below rim, (3) single narrow line, 6 cm below rim. Faint horizontal striations suggest that the exterior was polished on the lathe.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Sangiorgi, Sergio (Italian), Former Collection
1965
to
1977-07-11
Sangiorgi, Giorgio (Italian, 1886-1965), Former Collection
1965
Category: 
Color: 
Material: 
Ancient and Islamic Glass: Selections from the Corning Museum of Glass (2019) illustrated, pp. 62-63;
Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass, Volume One (1997) pp. 225-226, #382; p. 365, #382; BIB# 58895
The Corning Museum of Glass Annual Report 1977 (1978) illustrated, p. 4, #1; BIB# AI97145