Cup

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Object Name: 
Cup
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
79.1.68
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 8.7 cm, Diam (max): 10.6 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
400-599
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Jerome Strauss
Primary Description: 
Transparent pale green glass; blown, cut. Roughly hemispherical cup. Rim plain, rounded and very slightly everted; wall descends vertically and the curves down and in; base narrow. Entire outer surface decorated with four registers of cut, ground, and polished ornament (from top to bottom): (1) three continuous horizontal rows of contiguous oval hollow facets; (2) four pairs of equidistant vertical oval facets separated by pattern of chevrons composed of narrow oval cuts; (3) two continuous horizontal rows of contiguous oval facets; and (4) row of 11 vertical oval facets. Base consists of one hollow circular facet.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Strauss, Jerome (1893-1978), Source
1979
Category: 
Color: