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Glass cup

Period:
Early Imperial
Date:
1st century A.D.
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Glass; blown
Dimensions:
H.: 2 7/16 in. (6.2 cm) Diam.: 3 1/8 in. (8 cm)
Classification:
Glass
Credit Line:
Bequest of Mary Anna Palmer Draper, 1915
Accession Number:
15.43.225
Not on view
Translucent pale blue green.
Vertical rim with rounded lip and slightly convex side; folded tubular flange below; body curves in at top from flange, forming narrow ledge on interior; side tapers downward, then curves in to narrow pedestal; integral tubular base made by folding; deep kick in bottom with pontil scar at center.
Intact; many pinprick bubbles; pitting and brilliant iridescent weathering.
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