Hemispherical Cup

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Object Name: 
Hemispherical Cup
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
Overall H (max): 7.7 cm, Diam: 9.9 cm
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Jerome Strauss
Primary Description: 
Cup. Transparent pale green. Blown and cut. Cup: hemispherical, slightly lopsided. Rim plain, with rounded lip; wall descends vertically, then curves down and in, merging with rounded base. Decorated on wall with four continuous horizontal rows of shallow facets, which do not touch one another, uppermost three of which are arranged more or less in quincunx, and on base with one circular facet. Decoration on wall, from top to bottom: (1) 13 oval facets, each slightly taller than it is wide; (2) 13 more or less circular facets; (3) 12 more or less circular facets; (4) seven circular facets.
Strauss, Jerome (1893-1978), Source
The Decorative Cutting of Glass
Jones Museum of Glass and Ceramics 1993-05-15 through 1993-12-01
Sasanian and Post-Sasanian Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (2005) illustrated, p. 44, #48; BIB# 88262