Cup

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Object Name: 
Cup
Accession Number: 
74.1.31
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 6.2 cm; Rim Diam: 7.8 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 25-75
Primary Description: 
Opaque white glass, with brown, red, orange and yellow paint; blown and cold painted. Cup; rim cracked off and ground; side slightly convex, curving in at bottom; narrow base, which rises slightly at center; painted decoration: on side, (a) four birds, apparently water fowl, two swimming to right and two swimming to left, perhaps with vegetation on either side; (b) opposite them, a number of wreaths or garlands; (c) on base, a rosette; the birds have brown outlines and yellow and orange plumage; the wreaths or garlands are red, orange and yellow; of the rosette, only traces of red survive.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Source
1974-12-13
Category: 
Glass from the Ancient World
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1957-06-04 through 1957-09-15