Cone Beaker

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Object Name: 
Cone Beaker
Accession Number: 
66.1.247
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 23.2 cm; Rim Diam: 9.9 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
400–599
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.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Arthur Churchill (Glass) Ltd., Source
1966-06-13
Category: 
Color: 
Material: 
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.
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass
Changing Exhibitions Gallery
The Fragile Art: Extraordinary Objects from The Corning Museum of Glass
Venue(s)
Park Avenue Armory 2009-01-23 through 2009-02-01
The 55th Annual Winter Antiques Show
 
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Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass, Volume Two (2001) illustrated, pp. 149-150, pl. 667; BIB# 58895
Beauty of Glass (2000) illustrated, p. 98; BIB# 77736
Seasons Greetings from Sherry-Lehmann (1990/11) illustrated, p. 3; BIB# 90994
Masterpieces of Glass: A World History From The Corning Museum of Glass (1990) illustrated, pp. 58-59, pl. 21; BIB# 33819
A Short History of Glass (1990 edition) (1990) illustrated, p. 32, #25; BIB# 33211
Special Report: The Corning Glass Center (1985) p. 15; BIB# AI14226
A Short History of Glass (1980 edition) (1980) illustrated, p. 32, #24; BIB# 21161
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Recent Acquisitions of Glass by The Corning Museum of Glass (1967) illustrated, pp. 590-591; BIB# AI84675
Highly Important Egyptian, Western Asiatic, Greek, Etruscan and Roman Antiquities (1966-06-13) illustrated, lot 15a; pp. 12-13; BIB# 12821