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Glass cup

Period:
Early Imperial
Date:
1st century A.D.
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Glass; blown
Dimensions:
H.: 2 1/2 in. (6.4 cm) Diam.: 2 15/16 in. (7.5 cm)
Classification:
Glass
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
17.194.60
Not on view
Translucent pale blue green.
Knocked-off, slightly uneven rim; narrow bulging collar below rim; globular body; concave bottom.
Intact; pinprick and larger bubbles; faint iridescence on exterior, thick weathering, brilliant iridescence, and soil encrustation on interior.
Said to be from Cyprus

1903. Collection Julien Gréau. Verrerie antique, émaillerie et poterie appartenant à M. John Pierpont Morgan. no. 1465, p. 198, pl. 258.4.

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