Beaker

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Object Name: 
Beaker
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
2005.1.3
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 7 cm; Rim Diam: 7.3 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 500-799
Credit Line: 
Gift of David Giles
Primary Description: 
Translucent deep blue glass, with many bubbles, opaque white; blown, applied. Beaker: cylindrical. Rim plain, with rounded lip; wall almost straight, tapering slightly and curving in at bottom; base plain, with conical kick; pontil mark irregular, but with circular patch of scale (D. 0.6 cm) at center. Upper wall has untidy band of thin white trails wound spirally between 0.3 cm and 2.4 cm below rim. Lower wall has uneven ridge of blue glass (L. 3.3 cm) slanting downward from left to right.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Giles, David, Source
Category: 
Islamic Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass Volume Two (2014) illustrated, p. 169, #904; BIB# 113723