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Glass cup

Period:
Early Imperial
Date:
1st century A.D.
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Glass; blown
Dimensions:
H.: 3 3/8 in. (8.6 cm) Diam.: 2 15/16 x 3 5/8 in. (7.5 x 9.2 cm)
Classification:
Glass
Credit Line:
Gift of Henry G. Marquand, 1881
Accession Number:
81.10.125
Not on view
Translucent blue green.
Everted, rounded, and slightly thickened rim; concave wall to carination, marked by horizontal bulge, then tapers to bottom; pushed-in bottom with pontil scar.
Intact; a few bubbles; some pitting, dulling, faint whitish weathering, and iridescence.
Until 1881, collection of Jules Charvet, Le Pecq, Île-de-France; 1881, purchased from J. Charvet by Henry G. Marquand; acquired in 1881, gift of Henry G. Marquand.
Metropolitan Museum of Art. 1881. Twelfth Annual Report of the Trustees of the Association for eight months ending December 31, 1881. pp. 215-6, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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