Cup with Lozenges Containing Circles

Object Name: 
Cup with Lozenges Containing Circles

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Object Name: 
Cup with Lozenges Containing Circles
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Overall H: 5.7 cm; Rim Diam 7.2 cm
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Jerome Strauss
Primary Description: 
Cup with Lozenges Containing Circles. Transparent pale yellowish green, with few bubbles (body and handle); transparent blue (lip wrap). Blown; pincered, applied. Cup: almost cylindrical. Rim has narrow lip wrap with rounded edge; wall straight, tapering slightly; base has shallow foot ring with short, transverse indentations made by crimping; pontil mark roughly oval (L. about 1.5 cm). Lower wall is decorated with continuous horizontal row of 12 lozenges (H. 3 cm, W. 1.3 cm), each containing one circle, all in negative relief. Surfaces behind these motifs are also decorated in negative relief. Single handle with oval cross section dropped onto bottom of wall, drawn out, up, and in to form semicircle, and reattached to wall above mid-point; two semicircular thumb rests, at top and center.
Strauss, Jerome (1893-1978), Source
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Former Collection