Cone Beaker

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Object Name: 
Cone Beaker
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Overall H: 23.2 cm; Rim Diam: 9.9 cm
On Display
Web Description: 
This beaker was reportedly found at Acklam, Yorkshire, England, in 1892. Large conical beakers with pointed bottoms were likely passed hand to hand among multiple drinkers.
Arthur Churchill (Glass) Ltd., Source
Primary Description: 
Cone Beaker. Blown; applied. Rim outsplayed, with plain, rounded lip; wall tapers and curves in at bottom; base plain; pontil mark. Single narrow trail wound spirally about 35 times around upper wall; slightly wider trail applied to lower wall in continuous band of 11 tall, narrow loops, tops of which overlap bottom three to four revolutions of spiral trail.
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